Produced by Oscar® winners James Cameron and Jon Landau (Avatar, Titanic) and directed by Robert Rodriguez (Sin City: The Fatal Lady), Alita: Battle Angel, hits digital platforms on the day July 18th in rental and purchase versions, bringing the epic adventure about hope and empowerment, based on the manga by Youkito Kishiro.
The extras of the version available for purchase add up to more than 3 hours of specials, interviews and details about the production with testimonials and exclusive information from the direction, production team and Tom Holkenborg, responsible for the soundtrack of the feature.
Alita: Battle Angel it takes place in the year 2.563, centuries after a catastrophic war known as “The Fall”, which left the Earth devastated. Alita (Rosa Salazar, in Bird Box and Maze Runner) is a cyborg discarded in the trash brought back to life by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz, in Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained), a kind and insightful scientist, who quickly understands that he has found a woman with an extraordinary past. Without any memory record, Alita begins to recognize the world under the eyes of her new family and friends, but only when she comes into contact with deadly and corrupt forces, she discovers clues about her true power.
The action film, also starring Jennifer Connelly (Noah, American Pastoral), Mahershala Ali (Green Book: The Guide), Ed Skrein (game of Thrones), Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), and Keenan Johnson (Spooksville) raised around 405 million dollars at the box office around the world. Check below for details on the extra content.
Alita: Battle Angel | DIGITAL VERSION EXTRAS
Alita’s World – Dive further into the world of Alita: Battle Angel in these dynamic comics. The Fall – Learn about the terrible war that devastated two planets and created the scenario for the return of the warrior cyborg Alita 300 years later. The Iron City – Hugo takes us on a guided tour of the iron city that he knows, showing the dark corners and the suffering neighborhoods of the city. What it means to be a cyborg – Warrior-hunter Zapan tracks his target through the iron city, while pondering what it means to be a cyborg. The Rules of the Game – An electrifying motorball course, presenting the rules, how to play and the best classifieds with their arsenal of weapons. From Manga to Screens – An overview of the origins of Yukito Kishiro’s successful manga, “Gunnm”, and the long route to bring it to life on the big screen. The Evolution of Alita – How Alita was brought to life, from choosing Rosa Salazar to capturing interpretation and the final visual effects done by Weta Digital. Motorball – Follow the favorite hobby of the iron city knowing the origin, evolution and rules of the sport. Musical themes – The composer Tom Holkenborg (known as Junkie XL) makes a detailed analysis of the main musical themes of Alita’s soundtrack. Cooking School: Chocolate – Director Robert Rodriguez gives a cooking class on how to make delicious chocolates like those seen in the movie. The Streets of the Iron City – Director Robert Rodriguez takes us through the scenery of the Iron City, with tips from the cast and production, and shows a behind the scenes view of the creation of the city. (Cidade do Ferro, Ferro Velho, Clínica de Ido, Catedral, Viela da Emboscada, The Vector Office and the Factory, Bar Kansas). Allies and Adversaries – Meet the allies and opponents that Alita meets in Iron City. (Dr. Dyson Ido, Grewishka, Nyssiana, Romo, Mcteague, Vector, Chiren, Hugo, Interview. Filming in London: Interview – Producer Jon Landau interviews the filmmakers and the cast. Production material – Explore the film’s initial vision with art excerpts from 2005 and 2016. Art compilation 2005 (2019) – James Cameron’s compilation of the 2005 art concept then titled “Battle Angel: Alita”, presented with new voice acting and music. Art 2016 – Lightstorm Entertainment compilation and Robert Rodriguez of the 2016 art concept reflecting the design of the final film.Reconstruction of the Scenes – See the original capture, animation studio and final montage of four different scenes.
– I don’t even know my own name
– Just an insignificant girl
– I’m a warrior, aren’t I?
– Kansas Bar