Alita: Battle Angel 2 is Happening, Robert Rodriguez Assure Fans, Release Date & More

The first part of Alita: Battle Angel was released in 2019. When it was released two years ago it scored pretty high points from IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic. Alita: Battle Angel ratings were:

IMDb- 7.3/10

Rotten Tomatoes- 61%

Metacritic- 53%

Creators of Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American action film which is inspired from the Japanese manga artist Yukito Kishiro’s 1990 manga series of the same name and its 1993 OVA (original video animation) adaptation that goes by the name of Battle Angel.

This American cyberpunk movie was produced by James Cameron and written by James Cameron and Laeta Kalogridis. This 2019 super hit movie was directed by Robert Rodriguez.

Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel revolves around the protagonist of the movie a cyborg named Alita who awakes in a new body.

Alita: Battle Angel 2 is Happening, Robert Rodriguez Assure Fans, Release Date & More

This movie stars Rosa Salazar as a female cyborg who has revived by a doctor called Ido in a new body and she possesses the soul of a teenager so sets out on an adventure to find out about her past and her true identity.

Robert Rodriguez has given many memorable films but Alita: Battle Angel is pretty special for him as it is an American filmmaker’s highest-grossing film. Alita: Battle Angel earned $404 million worldwide. Fans all over the world loved everything about the movie and now they are craving for the second part of Alita: Battle Angel.

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Alita: Battle Angel 2

You folks will be happy to know that Alita: Battle Angel 2 is going to happen in the future and both director and producer of the movie have confirmed it but the main problem is that this cyberpunk movie isn’t renewed for the sequel.

Alita: Battle Angel 2 is Happening, Robert Rodriguez Assure Fans, Release Date & More

The co-writer and the producer of the movie want to make two sequels of the movie ‘Alita: Fallen Angel’ and ‘Alita: Avenging Angel’. Cameron opened up about the future of the movie in an interview with BBC Radio 1 as he said, “That’s assuming we make some money.”

The main problem that came after Alita: Battle Angel was released was that Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox. Alita: Battle Angel was an independent movie which was produced and distributed and 20th Century Fox but after it came under Disney it was Disney’s decision whether Alita: Battle Angel will get a sequel or not. After Disney’s movie the director and the producer who was planning on for many sequels of the movie doubted it.

But after Disney came up with its streaming service Rodriguez is quite optimistic that this 2019 movie will return to the big screens. The American Filmmaker in an interview with Forbes said,

“I think anything is possible. Disney bought Fox, and they have Disney+. So that is worth the conversation. I know other people would love to see another, and I would love to do another one. As far as where it would go or how it would be made, I think streaming has opened up many opportunities such as sequels. It’s already a pre-sold concept, it’s already got a built-in audience that wants to see it, and then it’s delivered to them in a way that’s the easiest for them to consume. So it’s not a bad idea.”

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The cast for Alita: Battle Angel 2

It is expected that our beloved cyborg Rosa Salazar would come back in the role of Alita. In an interview, she explained how much she loves the role as she explained, “I would play Alita till my last breath. I would and thanks to the performance capture technology, I probably could.”

Christopher Waltz will also reprise his role of Dr Dyson Ido in the second part. Last year in April he said,” I haven’t heard anything and I’m a little disappointed and surprised that I haven’t heard a thing so far, because I know that it has followers. I know that people liked it and aside from what others said, I loved it and I liked working on it and I liked the result.”

Alita: Battle Angel 2 is Happening, Robert Rodriguez Assure Fans, Release Date & More

Along Alita and her Surrogate father, Edward Norton is also expected to reprise his role of enigmatic Nova for the second part.

Alita: Battle Angel 2 Release date

Alita: Battle Angel 2 is Happening, Robert Rodriguez Assure Fans, Release Date & More

Well, Disney hasn’t renewed the Alita: Battle Angel 2 yet and Landau seems to have some ideas about it. He said, “What I think the Alita army should do is keep peppering our family now at Disney and let them know how important it is to have another Alita movie and hopefully we’ll venture there one day.”

He also explained that if Alita did get renewed then the sequel will take a lot of time to come out as he added, “You’ve got to assume that’s going to take you 12 to 18 months to write a script. Assuming that script is great, you then have a six to ten-month pre-production. You then have a six-month shoot. You then have a year of post-production and that’s just any movie of this ilk.”

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Well now we are clear that second part is going to take a while it hit the big screens and if we have to make a guess then we can expect to see that Alita: Battle Angel 2 will come out by the mid of 2022.

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