Rumors of Alita: Battle Angel 2 production starting in 2023. Learn more about the “blood oath” made by James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez. Anonymous sources claim it’s happening”
Alita: Battle Angel fans have reason to be optimistic about the possibility of a sequel in 2023. The first movie, which was released in 2019, was a financial success, grossing over $404 million worldwide. This, coupled with the enthusiasm and dedication of the film’s creators, makes it likely that 20th Century Studios and director Robert Rodriguez will greenlight a sequel.
Producer James Cameron and director Robert Rodriguez have a special bond when it comes to Alita. In a recent interview, James Cameron revealed that he and Robert Rodriguez made a “blood oath” to make a sequel. The oath, made back in the early 2000s, symbolizes the commitment that the two have to the project, despite scheduling conflicts that prevented the sequel from being made earlier. The first movie received critical acclaim for its stunning visuals, thrilling action, and compelling storyline and gathered a large fanbase.
“We’re thrilled to announce that Alita 2 is finally moving forward and that production is set to start later this year,” said an anonymous source who claims to be connected to 20th Century Studios/Disney. “James Cameron has completed his work on Avatar 2: The Way of Water and will now fully focus on bringing Alita’s story to the big screen. Fans can expect the same level of stunning visuals and thrilling action that they loved in the first movie. We can’t wait to share more information with them soon.” It’s important to note that the authenticity of this anonymous source cannot be verified and this information is not officially confirmed by 20th Century Studios/Disney
Fans can rest easy knowing that Producer Jon Landau and Director Robert Rodriguez have recently met and, according to Landau, things seem to be on track to give Rosa Salazar’s amnesic cyborg Alita another adventure. “Robert [Rodriguez] and I had a conversation about it two weeks ago. We’re very excited about that prospect,” Landau stated in an interview with ComicBook.com. Furthermore, Landau’s statement “We think that there are more stories to tell with her character and that’s why we want to go back to it” gives fans hope that the sequel will be just as thrilling and full of action as the first movie.
#AlitaArmy gets praise!
Additionally, Landau’s statement “Alita Army! Way to go, keep it up” shows that the production team is aware and appreciative of the fanbase that Alita has amassed. With the level of dedication and enthusiasm that Landau and Rodriguez have for the project, fans can be optimistic that the sequel will be just as well-done as the first movie.
It is worth noting that many in the industry including James Cameron, Robert Rodriguez and even Stan Lee have expressed their interest in continuing the franchise and create a sequel, which gives further support to the idea that Alita 2 will be produced.
In conclusion, there is a plethora of reasons that make fans hopeful for an Alita: Battle Angel sequel, the movie’s financial success, the passion and commitment of the creators, the recent meeting of Landau and Rodriguez, and even some claims by an anonymous source, all contribute to the belief that the sequel is actively in the works, so the fans should be excited for what’s to come.