Battle Angel

Status: Development As of October 15, 2015

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Robert Rodriguez is in negotiations to direct the live action adaptation of the manga graphic novels. Last announced in December 2005.

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In the 26th century, a female cyborg is rescued from the scrapheap by a scientist. more

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James Cameron
Jon Landau

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Robert Rodriguez


James Cameron


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Set in a bleak, ravaged place called the Scrapyard under the floating sky city of Tiphares, this is the story of the relationship between Doc Ido, a cyborg physician, and the damaged robot, Alita, whose 300-year-old head he finds in a scrap pile. At first after Dic Udi rebuilds her body from spare parts, she has amnesia, but when Doc Ido is able to reconstruct more of her body and circuitry, Alita remembers that he is programmed with the "Panzer Kunst," the most dangerous cyborg fighting style. Together, Alita and Ido set out to discover the secrets of her past, as she takes on work as a bounty hunter for the Factory (the support organization for the city above), eliminating Scrap Iron City's most dangerous criminals.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • The film is based on a series of graphic novels by a Japanese artist called Kishiro.
Also Known As
  • Alita: Battle Angel

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