James Cameron & Robert Rodriguez’s ‘ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL’ gets a first look trailer

Twentieth Century Fox has today released the very first trailer for James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez’s visionary sci-fi blockbuster, ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, out in cinemas across the UK on 20 July, 2018.

Based on the manga series by Yukito Kishiro, ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL stars Rosa Salazar as Alita, a cyborg with a forgotten past, and Christoph Waltz as Ido, the cyber-doctor who finds her and brings her back to life.

The supporting cast includes Keean Johnson, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali and Jackie Earle Haley, and showcases the talents of WETA Workshop.

Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita (Salazar) is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido (Waltz), a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic.  When Alita awakens she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in.  Everything is new to Alita, every experience a first.  As she learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield Alita from her mysterious past while her street-smart new friend, Hugo (Johnson), offers instead to help trigger her memories.  A growing affection develops between the two until deadly forces come after Alita and threaten her newfound relationships. It is then that Alita discovers she has extraordinary fighting abilities that could be used to save the friends and family she’s grown to love. Determined to uncover the truth behind her origin, Alita sets out on a journey that will lead her to take on the injustices of this dark, corrupt world, and discover that one young woman can change the world in which she lives.

ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL is out in cinemas across the UK on 20 July, 2018

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