The true-to-source live-action of the cyberpunk manga Gunnm, Alita, is getting a highly anticipated sequel!
The long-awaited Alita: Battle Angel movie finally hit theaters in 2019, and it was a major success. The film was a live-action adaptation of the popular manga series “Gunnm” also known as “Battle Angel Alita” created by manga artist Yukito Kishiro. Fans of the manga were excited to see the story finally brought to life on the big screen, and the film did not disappoint.
“Gunnm” is set in a post-apocalyptic world where technology and human augmentation is commonplace. The story follows the journey of Alita, a cyborg who has lost all of her memories, as she discovers the truth about her past and her purpose. The manga follows the development of Alita, who is a fierce warrior, her love interests and the larger narrative of the world she lives in.
One of the standout elements of the manga is the detailed artwork and rich world-building. The futuristic world of “Gunnm” is fully realized with a wide array of characters, cultures, and technology that Kishiro masterfully brings to life on the page. The manga also deals with deep themes of memory, identity, and the relationship between humanity and technology, which were also present in the film adaptation.
The film adaptation was directed by Robert Rodriguez and produced by James Cameron. The two had been working on the adaptation since the early 2000s, but due to scheduling conflicts, the movie was delayed until 2019. Fans of the manga can be assured that the film was true to the source material, capturing the spirit and themes of the manga while also bringing its own unique take on the story. The film received positive reviews for its stunning visuals, thrilling action, and performances, particularly Rosa Salazar in the lead role as Alita.
Now the talk about Alita 2 is on the rise, and fans are excited about the prospect of another adventure in the world of Gunnm. With the same level of dedication and enthusiasm that James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez have for the project, fans can be optimistic that the sequel will be just as well-done as the first movie. This news, coupled with the recent meeting between the producer and director, shows that the sequel is not only being considered but actively planned. Fans of Gunnm are eagerly waiting for more information.
In conclusion, Alita: Battle Angel was a successful adaptation of the popular manga series Gunnm, capturing the spirit and themes of the manga while also bringing its own unique take on the story. Fans of the manga can be assured that the film was true to the source material and now excited for Alita 2. With the level of dedication and enthusiasm that James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez have for the project, fans can be optimistic that the sequel will be just as well-done as the first movie.