Quick News: Borderlands, Actor, Stu, Moon

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Borderlands
“Blindspotting” actress and frequent video game voice contributor Janina Gavankar has scored the key role of the all-new character Commander Knoxx in the live-action film adaptation of Lionsgate’s popular video game series “Borderlands”.

Created just for the film, she’s a badass woman following in her father’s footsteps when she joined Atlas’ private army the Crimson Lance. Production on the film is currently underway. [Source: Deadline]

The Actor
NEON has officially acquired the rights to “The Actor,” filmmaker Duke Johnson’s upcoming adaptation of Donald E. Westlake’s novel “Memory”. Duke Johnson and Stephen Cooney co-write the script.

Stranded in 1950s Ohio after a brutal attack, actor Paul Cole (Ryan Gosling), suffering from severe memory loss, struggles to find his way back to his life in New York and reclaim what he has lost. [Source: NEON]

Stu
Jacki Weaver (“Yellowstone,” “Animal Kingdom”) will join Mark Wahlberg in Rosalind Ross’s faith-based true story drama “Stu”. Stephen Levinson, Jordan Foss and Wahlberg will produce. Wahlberg has been quietly developing the project

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