Alita: Battle Angel
Alita an upcoming live action film based on Yahito Kishiro’s Battle Angel Alita (GUNNM) manga is set to released on 14 February, although its being delayed twice. It Japanese version will be releasing in Japan on 22 February. Film is produced by James Cameron and his Lightstorm Entertainment partner Jon Landau. Directed by Robert Rodriguez, El Mariachi, Once upon a time in Mexico, Sin City, Spy Kids fame. Script is Penned by Laeta Kalogridis( Shutter Island’d fame). Film will get an IMAX release.
In an Interview with Entertainment Weekly, Rodriguez said that the film is self contained story but ” it tunes up a world and a character that could go on and on.” Cameron originally planned for a film trilogy
It is set in 26th century. Alita tells a story of female cyborg that is discovered in a trash yard by a scientist. She have no memory of her previous life, except for her training in deadly martial arts. She becomes a bounty hunter who hunts down criminals.
Rosa Salazar( Maze Runner: The Scorch Trails) as Alita
Christoph Waltz ( Django Unchained, Spectre) as Doctor Dyson Ido
Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen) as Monstrous Cyborg
Ed Skrein (Deadpool) as Villainous Cyborg having weapon called Damascus blade.
Karen Johnson (Nashville) as Hugo
Lana Condor (X-Men: Apocalypse) As Koyomi
Leonard Wu (Marco Polo) as Kinuba
Marko Zaror (Machete Kills) as Ajakutty
Jennifer Connelly (Hulk) as Villain
Michelle Rodriguez ( Fast & Furious) as Gelda
Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
Note: 20th Centuary is also streaming an English clip from the film, as well as a video previewing Dua Lipa’s new song, titled “Swan Song” that she is performing for the film.
Wait will be soon over as this super awesome action flick is releasing soon. Also check out its cool videos out on the Youtube.
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