Three years after the movie’s opening, Jon Landau finally opened the doors to a possible sequel to the Oscar-directed sci-fi series. Speaking at the Avatar: The Way of Water premiere, Landau confirmed that an Alita: Battle Angel sequel is one of the projects hes hoping to work on soon following the Avatar sequel. His explanation is clear as to whether the film director is a good filmmaker.
I’ve been talking about a little movie called Alita: Battle Angel, and I’d love to do a sequel, and I’ve been talking to Robert [Rodriguez] about that, and hopefully that would finally come to a end,” said Landau.
The movie was directed by Robert Rodriguez from the screenplay written by David Cameron, Laeta Kalogridis, and Rodriguez. Following the series Gunnmby Yukito Kishiro,The Story of Alita was produced by Tom and Jon Landau.
Alita: Battle Angela also starred Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Green Book), Ed Skrein, and Jackie Earle Haley. The film was the last of a lifetime by a 20th century Fox until Disney acquired it. The film earned a world gross of more than 550 million dollars at the box office.