Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Director: Robert Rodriguez Edit
In the 26th century Three hundred years after a catastrophic war between colonies led to what became known as "The Fall", where the last floating city Zalem towers above those in Iron City, that is policed by bounty hunters known as Hunter-Warriors. Cyborg scientist Dr. Dyson Ido discovers among the various scrapheaps, a disembodied amnesiac female cyborg with a fully intact human brain that he names Alita after his murdered paralyzed daughter. But Alita is the last of her kind with priceless tech that has been lost in time, now hunted by massive cyborg assassin Grewishka.
- Gregg Berger (Deckman)
- Jorge Lendeborg Jr. (Tanji)
- Jackie Earle Haley (Grewishka)
- Mahershala Ali (Vector)
- Keean Johnson (Hugo)
- Derek Mears (Romo)
- Sam Medina (Stinger)
- Dimitrius Pulido (Victim)
- Alan Trong (Kumaza)
- Casper Van Dien (Jacked Cyborg)
- Marko Zaror (Ajakutty)
- Leonard Wu (Kinuba)
- Jennifer Connelly (Chiren)
- Eiza González (Nyssiana)
- Elle LaMont (Screwhead)
- Emma Lindsey (Ido's Daughter)
- Michelle Rodriguez (Gelda) (uncredited)
- Will include roughly 1,500 visual effects shots.
- Producer James Cameron and director Robert Rodriguez had four actresses screen tested for the title role: Zendaya, Rosa Salazar, Maika Monroe and Bella Thorne. The role went to Rosa Salazar.
- James Cameron confirmed in an interview that this will be a combination of the first four books in Yukito Kishiro's series of manga books ("Motorball" from books 3 and 4, and the story from books 1 and 2). In another interview, Cameron also said that should this film be successful, he hopes to make another two "Battle Angel" films.