The fab “looter shooter” game series Borderlands is being turned into a movie by Eli Roth, and casting rumours are starting to swirl.

Chief amongst these is a fairly surprising one, that Cate Blanchett is in talks to play Lilith, one of the major characters in the original game.

She is descriebd thusly in the Borderlands wiki: “Lilith is Borderlands‘ “Siren” class. She is originally from the planet Dionysus and is one of six Sirens, a group of women with unbelievable powers.”

The news comes via Variety, along with confirmation that the latest script for the flick has been penned by Craig Mazin, who recently gave us the Chernobyl mini-series.

Here’s a spot of Lilith in action:

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