Status: Pre-Production As of September 15, 2016
Pre-Production: Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script. An October 2016 production start in Austin is being targeted.
In the 26th century, a female cyborg is rescued from the scrapheap by a scientist. more
In Movie Theaters U.S.Friday, July 20, 2018
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Set in the 26th century, an amnesiac female cyborg is rescued from a scrapyard by a doctor, who names her after his deceased cat. The rebuilt Alita, remembering only her training in a deadly martial art, becomes a hunter-warrior, tracking down and eliminating vicious criminals. She goes on a journey of self-discovery and finding love.
modified plot formulation from hollywoodreporter.com
Trivia & Production Notes
- The film is based on a series of graphic novels by a Japanese artist called Kishiro.
- The production will have a budget in the $175 million-$200 million range (Hollywood Reporter, 5/27/16).
- Christoph Waltz will play Doctor Dyson Ido, the cybersurgeon who finds the cyborg and becomes her mentor (Hollywood Reporter, 8/23/16).
- Jackie Earle Haley will play a monstrous cyborg in a villain role - likely some CG and green screen work (Hollywood Reporter, 9/15/16)
- Ed Skrein will play a character named Zapan, a villainous cyborg who is in possession of a weapon called the Damascus blade (Hollywood Reporter, 9/21/16).
Also Known As
- Battle Angel