May 20, 2024 7:01 am

How Cate Blanchett's Love for Escape from New York Landed Her Role in Borderlands
How Cate Blanchett's Love for Escape from New York Landed Her Role in Borderlands

How Cate Blanchett’s Love for Escape from New York Landed Her Role in Borderlands

Cate Blanchett, better known for her intricate roles in films such as Blue Jasmine and Carol, will show a drastically different side of her acting prowess in Eli Roth’s adaptation of the sci-fi action video game Borderlands. Blanchett’s venture into the action genre is not just a career pivot but a nod to her personal love for cinematic thrillers, specifically the cult classic Escape From New York. In an interview with Empire, Roth shared:

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​Borderland’s star Cate Blanchett pivot to Eli Roth’s action film is a nod to her love of Escape From New York. Read More