Alita: Battle Angel has one of the most ardent fanbases, constantly running campaigns and posting ads to try to create a sequel.
While it hasn’t happened yet, there has been a recent update that is positive, albeit cautious.
In an interview with Total movie AND GameRadar+director Robert Rodriguez stated that all the big creative names that worked on the first one Alita — himself and producers Jon Landau and James Cameron — talking about how they can do it Alita: Battle Angel 2 happen.
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“Yes, we’ve talked about it, so we’d like to create it,” Rodriguez said.
“We haven’t decided that for sure yet, but we’re definitely hoping for it and we’re talking a lot about it. [Landau and Cameron are] he got stuck with everyone Avatar things, but they were definitely into it.”
Avatar: The Way of Water was finally released last year, 13 years after the first film. Interestingly, during the promotional process, Cameron noticed that he often creates sequels that don’t take ages to come after the originals, and they all do quite well.
Despite this being his usual course of action, he plans to release three more Avatar continuations on a two-year schedule until 2028. Whereas Cameron only produces Alitais involved enough Avatar is cited as a factor for why the sequel has yet to start.
Recently, Landau talked about seeing an advertisement for the Alita Army in the newspaper, which is the name of the fans.
He said: “I’ve been in New Zealand for a long time and returned to Los Angeles in the summer and opened the first day back Los Angeles Times and there’s a colorful advertisement for the Alita Army, and I’m like, “Here you go! Thank you. Keep it up!'”
Alita: Battle Angel is now available to stream for Disney+ subscribers.