For Rodriguez’s cyborg epic, Alita: Battle Angel, the year of its release has been full of speculations and anticipations. The passionate fans and the concerned media have been weaving numerous theories for only one question.
Will there be a sequel?
The anime-loving manga fans accepted the movie with full fervor even after the sci-fi got mixed reviews from the critics. It was believed to be so good that even Yukito Kishiro, the writer of the Japanese manga, was happy.
Alita: Battle Angel 2 Release Date
Alita Battle Angel released on 14 February 2019 in the United States of America. The initial cost of making was $170 million, and the box office earned a whopping $404 million. Because of the great profits and positive reactions from the watchers, there have been numerous gossipy tidbits in the air for its subsequent part. Be that as it may, there is no such news affirmed by the producers. Disney still is under dilemma and discussions whether they will have a sequel or not. There is no affirmation as of now.
However, the lead, Rosa Salazar, when asked about the continuation of the movie, in an interview, she said that she had no information about a spin-off or a sequel yet.
Although if the film does have an upcoming sequel, then it is quite obvious that the enthusiastic fans have to just wait, given the current Covid-19 situation. The fans, therefore, need to hold up in any event till 2022.
Alita: Battle Angel 2 Cast
The cast of the sequel is pretty much going to remain the same, considering there are no confirmations yet. Rosa Salazar as Alita, as she came across as a promising actor given her performance. Moreover, in an interview, she exclaimed that this is just the beginning, and she would love to explore her character:
“I would play Alita till my last breath”
Apart from this, the other main supporting characters like Christoph Waltz as Dr. Dyson, Jennifer Connelly as Dr. Chiren, Keean Johnson as Hugo, Ed Skrein as Zapan, and the villains like Mahershala Ali as Vector, Jackie Earle Haley as Grewishka, will probably remain the same.
Filmmakers hinted at multiple sequels for the film, even casting Edward Norton in a non-speaking role of Nova to set up for one.
However, without more information, it is a project far, far away, for now.