Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel
'Alita: Battle Angel' movie poster, image credit: IMDb

Alita: Battle Angel is an upcoming American cyberpunk action film, based on Yukito Kishiro's manga 'Gunnm' (aka Battle Angel Alita). Produced by James Cameron and Jon Landau, the film is directed by Robert Rodriguez from a screenplay by Cameron and Laeta Kalogridis. Production and release were repeatedly delayed due to Cameron's work on "Avatar" and its sequels. It is scheduled to be released on February 14, 2019 in Real D 3D, Dolby Cinema and IMAX 3D.

James Cameron has stated that he intends to adapt "the spine story" of Yukito Kishiro's original manga, with a specific focus on the first four books. He especially wants to include the fictional sport "Motorball" from the third and fourth volume.

Cast - Rosa Salazar as Alita

          Christoph Waltz as Dr. Dyson Ido

          Jennifer Connelly as Chiren

          Mahershala Ali in two roles

          Ed Skrein as Zapana cyborg

          Keean Johnson as Hugo

          Michelle Rodriguez as Gelda

          Eiza González as Nyssiana

          Lana Condor as Koyomi

          Jorge Lendeborg Jr. as Hugo's friend

          Idara Victor as Nurse Gerhad

          Leonard Wu as Kinuba

          Marko Zaror as Ajakutty

Release Date - February 14, 2019 (United States)

Genre - Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Romance

Directed by - Robert Rodriguez

Produced by - James Cameron

                       Jon Landau

Screenplay by - James Cameron

                         Laeta Kalogridis

Based on - 'Gunnm'

                  by Yukito Kishiro

Music by - Tom Holkenborg

Cinematography - Bill Pope

Edited by - Stephen E. Rivkin

Production Company - 20th Century Fox

                                    Lightstorm Entertainment

                                    Troublemaker Studios

Distributed by - 20th Century Fox

Country - United States

Language - English


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