Alita: Battle Angel is one of this year's biggest sleeper hits; it did well at the box office, great in home media, yet Disney haven't green-lit the sequel.
Good, F Disney.
I hope I live to see the day Disney implodes, out of their own greed.
Fuck Disney. Plus we gotta see more out of Edward Norton's villain.
Disney is the Apple of the movie industry.
what was once a company that was built on originality and gave creators freedom to do what they do best and to be innovative has turned into a money hungry, corporate greedy, minimal improvement kind of company.
It didn't do well stateside. But on the overseas market, it did do much better. I was pleasantly surprised by the first one, so I welcome a sequel with open arms!
Please do make that sequel Mr. Cameron!
Yes please! I mean you still should have made a story contained to one movie if it wasn't set in stone that a sequel would be made but I'll be at an Alita sequel day one!
Disney can go to hell , i love alita
James Cameron follow your heart. Disney will follow suit when they see how much money you rack up.
Ok, I really liked Alita, but let's get into the facts about it.
1. It was not a "sleeper hit" the movie lost money at the B.O. and it's not doing well on video sales. Alita had around 75 thousand units sold in its first month, compared to Shazam that sold around 11 million units.
2. Cameron my have the film rights to Alita, but due to Fox (now Disney) being a co-financer, they own the distribution and rights to that version of Alita. That's why the Sony/Disney deal fell through. At 50% co-financing, Disney would now own a stake in Spiderman and would have the ability to deny Sony wanting to do something with the character.
3. Cameron is up to his eyeballs with Avatar and had little involvement with Alita when it was made. Like Christopher Nolan with Man of Steel levels of involvement. He's nothing credible suggests he even wants there to be another. He answers to Disney now for Avatar, he's not going to bite the hand that feeds him IMO.
4. If he could somehow get another studio to finance and distribute the film, it would have to be a reboot, because again, Fox financed Alita. And I'm not even sure a reboot would work, because of the rights from producing and distribution of Alita might prevent that. But for argument, new studio would have to buy the rights from Disney ontop of the production budget and marketing to make a sequel. No studio in their right mind is going to do that for a property that lost money at the B.O. and isn't selling on video distribution.
I bought the Alita Battle Angel Blu-ray because the movie was brilliant. Cameron should make the sequel and to hell with Disney.
Good movie, I'm sure the sequel will good to.
Knew..Alita will fight her Way to the Sequel 👊
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