Whaaaaaat is that? They don’t need to take those sorts of liberties with the universe - it’s so rich already, it’s good to go as is! Great story, rich universe, memorable characters… if George Miller gave Borderlands the Fury Road treatment, I think we’d have something truly fantastic.
Adding Claptrap, Tina, and Krieg smells like they’re just mixing the most extreme personas in the game for its own sake, as they otherwise have almost no interaction at all in the game (hopefully it’s not, “random story that happens to borrow the Borderlands universe for its telling”) . I’m still not convinced that a movie will be made, but I don’t need to tell you that my disappointment will be palpable if it sucks.
If this comes to pass and they pull some Krieg-as-Tina’s-dad plot twist, you heard it here first.