The Deadline entertainment news website has reported that Fox has scheduled the planned live-action film of Yukito Kishiro’s Battle Angel Alita manga for a wide release on July 20, 2018.
Other film news websites reported earlier this week that the film has cast Rosa Salazar in the lead role.
Robert Rodriguez is set to direct the film. James Cameron and Jon Landau are producing the project, and Shutter Island’s Laeta Kalogridis has penned a script. The film is currently titled Alita: Battle Angel.