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Christoph Waltz May Star in ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

by Emma Stefansky August 25, 2016 @ 12:29 PM
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Yep, that Alita: Battle Angel movie is still happening. With James Cameron set to produce, Robert Rodriguez at the helm, and Rosa Salazar on board to play the titular cyborg Alita from the manga series, all that’s left to do is to find the rest of the cast. And it looks like Christoph Waltz is in talks to play a pretty major role.

James Cameron Weighs In on the ‘Alien 5’ Screenplay

by Matthew Monagle July 24, 2016 @ 10:29 AM
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While many people stood in line for Marvel’s big announcements at Comic-Con International ,  other science-fiction fans were being treated to a panel discussion on the 30th anniversary of Aliens. Director James Cameron and his cast and crew talked about the experience of making the original film, but those also interested in the future of the franchise were treated to Cameron’s first impression of the oft-delayed Neill Blomkamp Alien 5.

Sigourney Weaver Is Still Talking About Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Alien’ Sequel

by Britt Hayes July 6, 2016 @ 2:57 PM
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Today brings news that San Diego Comic-Con will play host to a special panel to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Aliens, James Cameron’s sequel to Ridley Scott’s sci-fi horror classic. Cameron himself will be in attendance along with Sigourney Weaver, who is still talking up Neill Blomkamp’s new Alien sequel despite reports that the project had been delayed due to Scott’s own Alien prequel plans.

James Cameron Wasn’t a Huge Fan of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

by ScreenCrush Staff June 29, 2016 @ 10:17 AM
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The release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens last Christmas was one of the most anticipated events of the season, and naturally everyone had an opinion. From Twitter misanthropes to awestruck fan site die-hards, all four corners of the internet were buzzing with approval or disappointment.

‘Battle Angel Alita’ Casts Rosa Salazar to Play Battle Angel Alita

by ScreenCrush Staff May 27, 2016 @ 2:33 PM
A big bit of casting new for you before your holiday weekend: Collider reports that James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez have found their star for their big-budget, live-action movie version of Battle Angel Alita. It’s Rosa Salazar from The Maze Runner franchise (and the upcoming movie version of CHiPs). Salazar beat out finalists Maika Monroe (Independence Day: Resurgence) and Zendaya (Spider-Man: Homecoming) for the role.

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Eyes Maika Monroe, Rosa Salazar and Zendaya For Lead Role

by Britt Hayes April 26, 2016 @ 7:20 PM
James Cameron originally intended to direct Alita: Battle Angel himself, but a few years and plans for four more Avatar sequels later, and the director is just a bit too busy to helm the manga adaptation himself. As announced last year, Robert Rodriguez will now direct the project with Cameron executive producing, and it looks like things are picking up as a few talented young women are being eyed for the leading role.

‘Avatar 2’ Delayed Again, Won’t Hit Theaters in 2017 as Planned

by Britt Hayes January 21, 2016 @ 9:59 PM
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In news that will likely come as a surprise to absolutely no one, James Cameron’s Avatar 2 has been delayed yet again, and will no longer hit theaters in December 2017 as previously planned. This news comes on the heels of Disney’s decision to delay Star Wars: Episode VIII until December 2017, which would have pitted the two blockbusters against one another (unfortunately not in a fight to the death, Gladiator-style).

James Cameron Says ‘Avatar’ Sequels Are a ‘Meta-Narrative,’ Wants to Release ‘Avatar 2’ in 2017

by Britt Hayes December 22, 2015 @ 7:53 PM
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It’s been a while since James Cameron updated us on the status of his planned sequels to Avatar, the highest-grossing (and perhaps most divisive) film of all time. The director is still hard at work prepping the next three films in what he calls a “meta-narrative” series, and says he hopes to release Avatar 2 in 2017, just in time for the holidays.