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ALITA: Battle Angel - Official Movie Trailer #1 - Jennifer Connelly, Christoph Waltz, Eiza González, Rosa Salazar (Yukita Kishiro Manga)

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An action-packed story of one young woman's journey to discover the truth of who she is and her fight to change the world. Alita: Battle Angel is an upcoming American science fiction action film based on Yukito Kishiro's Battle Angel Alita manga, set to be released on July 20, 2018.

Release date: July 20, 2018 (USA)
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Budget: 200 million USD
Music by: Kevin Martin
Production companies: 20th Century Fox, Lightstorm Entertainment

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Writers: James Cameron (screenplay by), Laeta Kalogridis (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Eiza González, Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz

From polygon.com - https://www.polygon.com/2017/12/8/16751642/alita-battle-angel-trailer-james-cameron-manga James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez’s next big sci-fi picture, Alita: Battle Angel, has its first trailer.

Alita: Battle Angel is based on Yukito Kishiro's Battle Angel Alita manga. The manga, released in 1990, is set in a cyberpunk future where Alita, a discarded cyborg, is discovered by a cybernetic doctor who restores her. Left with only a few discarded memories of who she was, Alita becomes a bounty hunter as she tries to remember everything that happened to her in a past life.

The manga led to a couple of spinoffs: Battle Angel Alita: Last Order and Gunnm: Mars Chronicle. Cameron, who is set to produce the film, has said in the past he plans to focus on the core of the story, and include aspects of a fictional sport known as Motorball, which was seen in the third and fourth volumes of the manga.

Rodriguez, best known for Sin City, Desperado, From Dusk till Dawn and Machete, is set to direct. Alita: Battle Angel will be released on July 20, 2018.

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