From Dusk Till Dawn’s Eiza Gonzales joins Alita: Battle Angel
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series star Eiza Gonzales has joined the Alita: Battle Angel cast, reports Variety. She joins a cast that includes Rosa Salazar, Jackie Earle Haley, Ed Skrein, Mahershala Ali and Christoph Waltz.
Set in the 26th century, Alita: Battle Angel tells the story of Alita, an amnesiac female cyborg who is rescued from a scrapyard by Dyson. The rebuilt Alita, remembering only her training in a deadly martial art, becomes a hunter-warrior, tracking down and eliminating vicious criminals. Within the context of an epic action-adventure, the film aims to explore a young woman’s journey of self-discovery and finding love.
James Cameron had been developing the big screen adaptation for more than a decade, but now that he’s is in pre-production on four Avatar sequels, he has his hands a little full and has turned the Alita reins over to Sin City director Robert Rodriguez.
A Twentieth Century Fox production, Alita: Battle Angel will begin production in Austin this month. Cameron and Jon Landau will produce for Fox under their Lightstorm Entertainment banner.
Gonzales can next be seen on the big screen in Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver, opening on March 17, 2017.
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