There is more news about the Borderlands movie today, as Edgar Ramirez has been cast in the role of the nefarious Atlas Corporation’s founder. Ramirez is known for his roles in Zero Dark Thirty, Gold, and Point Break, so he’s well-versed in action.
He joins a cast that includes a number of other huge names, including Cate Blanchett, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Hart, and Jack Black. The film is directed by Hostel’s Eli Roth, who said in a statement that it’s an “incredible honor” to have Ramirez star in the movie.
“Atlas has to be a truly magnetic personality, someone with charisma and charm but that air of menace underneath it all,” Roth said in a statement (via Deadline). “I’ve been a fan of Edgar’s since his early performances and he continues to amaze me with each dramatic turn. We want to create something wild, fun, and very different from anything they’ve seen from Edgar before. I am so, so excited to work with him.”
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