Kevin Hart has joined the cast of “Borderlands,” a movie adaptation of the popular video game franchise.
The film co-stars Oscar winner Cate Blanchett and will be helmed by Eli Roth, director of horror classics like “Cabin Fever” and “Hostel,” reported The Hollywood Reporter.
“I’m thrilled to be working with Kevin,” Roth said in a statement. “Borderlands is a different kind of role for him, and we are excited to thrill audiences with a side of Kevin they’ve never seen before. He’s going to be an amazing Roland.”
The character of Roland is a former soldier turned mercenary and is said to be a more dramatic role for the comedian.
“Kevin has been behind…