March 10 (UPI) -- Florian Munteanu has joined the cast of the Borderlands movie.
The 30-year-old actor and former boxer will star in Lionsgate's upcoming adaptation of the Gearbox Software video game.
Munteanu will play Krieg, a bandit and the protector of Tiny Tina (Ariana Greenblatt), a 13-year-old explosives expert.
Lionsgate confirmed Munteanu's casting in a tweet Tuesday.
"he protec amd he also attac! everyone welcome florian munteanu to the borderlands crew," the post reads.
Munteanu celebrated his casting in a post on his own account.
"Here we go. So hyped for this one. Fell in love with the role immediately once I had my eyes on it. Can't wait to bring Krieg to life. LET'S ROOOOOOOOLL," the actor wrote.
Eli Roth (Hostel, The House with a Clock in Its Walls) will direct the film.
Munteanu is known for playing Viktor Drago in Creed II. He will also portray Razor Fist in the upcoming Marvel film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.