In the twenty-sixth century, a female cyborg is rescued from the scrap heap by a scientist.
'Alita: Battle Angel' review
What makes Alita so special? It’s the only real question I had going into Robert Rodriguez’s 'Alita: Battle Angel'. My loose knowledge of this Anime/Manga adaptation had me looking towards the likes of 'Akira', 'Ghost in a Shell' and even 'Blade Runner' as I tried to measure expectations. The lengthy development period had me primed for a film dense with messy but ambitious ideas about humanity and identity. But Alita never reaches for such heights. And this disappointed for a second.
'ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL' (2019) Movie Review
Several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is or any recognition of the world she finds herself in. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious past.
Jennifer Connelly Joins 'Alita: Battle Angel'
James Cameron and director Robert Rodriguez are shaping up their manga adaptation of Alita: Battle Angel, and with filming late in production in Austin, Texas, a new name has been added to the cast.
Leonard Wu Joins James Cameron's 'Alita: Battle Angel'
Leondard Wu (Marco Polo) has joined the cast of the upcoming manga adaptation Alita: Battle Angel, being directed by Robert Rodriguez and produced by James Cameron.
'X-Men: Apocalypse' Breakout Lana Condor Cast in 'Alita: Battle Angel'
Lana Condor will follow her film debut as Jubilee in X-Men: Apocalypse with a role in James Cameron's Alita: Battle Angel, joining a cast consisting of Rosa Salazar, Jackie Earle Haley, Eiza Gonzalez and Christoph Waltz.
Keean Johnson Joins James Cameron's 'Alita: Battle Angel'
Keean Johnson (Nashville) is the last actor to join James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez's Alita: Battle Angel. Johnson plays Hugo, who is described as "a young man who teaches Alita how to play a gladiator-style game called Motorball but who also has a secret side job stealing robot parts."
"Alita: Battle Angel" Adds Ed Skrein
Ed Skrein (Deadpool) has closed a deal to join the cast of Alita: Battle Angel. The Deadpool star "will play a character named Zapan, a villainous cyborg who is in possession of a weapon called the Damascus blade."
Jackie Earle Haley Joins 'Alita: Battle Angel'
Jackie Earle Haley has joined James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez's upcoming adaptation, Alita: Battle Angel. — THR reports that details are scarce for Haley's character, though he is reportedly playing a monstrous, cyborg villain, and will require a lot of CG and green screen for the role.
Christoph Waltz Negotiating Starring Role in James Cameron's 'Alita: Battle Angel'
Christoph Waltz is in talks to star in James Cameron's Alita: Battle Angel, which has Robert Rodriguez directing the manga adaptation. — Rosa Salazar is set to star in the film as a 26th century cyborg who is rescued from a scrapyard and reassembled. The cyborg, Alita, only remembers her training in the deadly martial art, and becomes a hunter-warrior who tracks down vicious criminals.
Rosa Salazar joins James Cameron's 'Alita: Battle Angel'
Maze Runner: Scorch Trials star Rosa Salazar has been cast in the lead for James Cameron's adaptation of Battle Angel Alita. The actress will play a 26th century cyborg who's rescued from a scrapyard and put back together.