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‘Hobbit’ Trilogy VFX Supervisor Will Tackle ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

‘Hobbit’ Trilogy VFX Supervisor Will Tackle ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

  It was revealed over the summer that Weta Digital would be working on the Robert Rodriguez film Alita: Battle Angel. The former James Cameron directorial manga/anime adaptation was placed in hiatus when Jim turned his attention to his multiple Avatar sequels, only to be handed off to Robert and completing it’s production at Troublemaker

Jennifer Connelly Joins ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ As A Villain; Will She Play Chiren?

Director Robert Rodriquez (Sin City, Desperado) has cast yet another villain in his manga adaptation Alita: Battle Angel which is already brimming with baddies. This time Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Connelly (Requiem For A Dream, Dark City, Labyrinth, A Beautiful Mind) will likely be playing Chiren, a cyberphysician from Zalem (ariel city) who works on repairing/building cyborgs for

Jackie Earle Haley Playing Cyborg Villain in ‘Alita: Battle Angel’; Is He Grewcica?

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Watchmen and Robocop actor Jackie Earle Haley has joined the cast of Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel. Jackie Earle would play a unnamed cyborg villain that will require a lot of CGI and greenscreen work, we assume this could be the character Grewcica (a visual definition of cyberpunk). Sources were light on