The first-person shooter game Borderlands is getting a movie adaptation, and Ariana Greenblatt would be a part of it. She is set to play the role of Tiny Tina, an unstable 13-year-old explosive expert.
As per hollywoodreporter.com, Eli Roth, the director of the upcoming film Borderlands praised Greenblatt in a statement, where he said:
“Ariana is a spectacular new talent in cinema. She has already worked with many of my close collaborators and everyone raves about her. She blew us all away in her audition, and I cannot wait to see her bring the wild, insane and unpredictable Tiny Tina to the big screen. She’s going to blow up on screen like one of Tina’s grenades.”
If you do not know Greenblatt, you might recognize her from Avengers: Infinity Wars, where she played Young Gamora. Here are more facts you need to find about the young talented actress Ariana Greenblatt.
She Started Acting At The Age Of Six
Ariana Greenblatt was only six when she first starred on Disney’s Liv and Maddie in an episode ‘Joy To-A-Rooney,’ playing Raina. After landing Daphne Diaz’s role on Disney’s hit Stuck in the Middle from 2016 to 2018, she became renowned for her acting.
She has appeared in several movies and tv shows like Legendary Dudas, The One and Only Ivan, and Love and Monsters. Moreover, Greenblatt appeared in Dancing with the Stars: Juniors in 2018, alongside her partner Artyon Celestine. In the dance competition, the duo secured second place.
According to her IMDb profile, the 13-years-old actress is set to land roles in several upcoming movies like In the Heights, The Boss Baby: Family Business, and Awake. Her role as Tiny Tina in the forthcoming movie adaptation of the game Borderlands is much-anticipated.
Borderlands is not only the video game adaptation we are getting. Earlier, Netflix stated that it would release the DOTA 2 anime series, DOTA: Dragon’s Blood, on 25 March 2021.
She Has Hispanic Descent From Her Family Background
Ariana Greenblatt is the daughter of Shon Greenblatt, a film actor, and Soli Greenblatt. According to IMDb, her father Shon played in several movies like Just Perfect, Timeline, and co-produced the thriller movie Shadow Hours. She has an older brother named Gavin Greenblatt.
Talking about Greenblatt’s parents, her father Shon has an American nationality while her mother Soli is Puerto Rican. Due to her father carrying a Swedish-Italian/ Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry and her mother a Puerto-Rican, Ariana is of Hispanic descent.
Besides, Greenblatt’s grandparents Kenneth D. Greenblatt and Sandra B. Greenblatt, are noted for their Broadway work and have won Tony Awards several times.
Her Native Hometown Is New York
Ariana Greenblatt was born in New York in 2007 and currently lives in California. Her birthday falls on the 27th of August. Her birth name is Ariana Marley Greenblatt, and she has a nickname, Ari.
According to healthyceleb.com, the teenage actress has supported anti-bullying campaigns and has volunteered for charitable foundations. The outlet reports that Greenblatt has a height of 4 feet and 1 inch (1.24 m).
Greenblatt is not only a talented actress but is also one of the social media sensations. As of this writing, she has racked up more than 1.4 million followers on Instagram.