Hostel director Eli Roth is helming the Borderlands movie

Hostel director Eli Roth is helming Gearbox's long-in-the-works Borderlands movie.

A film adaptation of the popular post-apocalyptic comedy shooter was first announced all the way back in 2015, with development being handled by movie studio Lionsgate. At one point, there were rumours that Saw and Insidious co-creator Leigh Whannell was attached the project, but little else has been heard since its initial reveal.

Now though, it seems all systems are go once more on the Borderlands movie; according to the Hollywood Reporter, Eli Roth will be directing from a script by Craig Mazin (creator of TV series Chernobyl), with Avi Arad and Ari Arad producing alongside Erik Feig.

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