Video: For years, James Cameron has been struggling to bring Alita: Battle Angel to life. And today, the first trailer for the manga-turned-big-budget adventure is finally here.
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The long-in-development manga adaptation Alita: Battle Angel now has its third piece of the puzzle. First, producer James Cameron hired director Robert Rodriguez. Rodriguez then hired Rosa Salazar to play the lead. Now, he's about to sign Oscar-winner Christoph Waltz to play her mentor.
Six months ago, James Cameron passed the torch for his adaptation of Battle Angel Alita to director Robert Rodriguez. Since then, we haven't heard much about this long-delayed anime adaptation. But we've just gotten a significant update: three actresses are in the running to play the lead character.