Alita: Battle Angel is an upcoming American cyberpunk action film, based on Yukito Kishiro‘s manga Battle Angel Alita. Produced by James Cameron and Jon Landau, the film is directed by Robert Rodriguez from a screenplay by Cameron, and Laeta Kalogridis. Production and release were repeatedly delayed due to Cameron’s work on Avatar and its sequels. The film stars Rosa Salazar in the title role, with supporting roles portrayed by Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley and Keean Johnson. It is scheduled to be released on December 21st, 2018 in Real D 3D, Dolby Cinema and IMAX 3D.