Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American cyberpunk action film based on Kishiro’s manga series Gunnm, also known as Battle Angel Alita. It was directed by Robert Rodriguez, written by James Cameron and Laeta Kalogridis produced by Cameron and Jon Landau. Rosa Salazar stars as Alita, a cyborg, with supporting roles portrayed by Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley and Johnson.
In the year 2563, a catastrophic war known as “The Fall" has left the Earth devastated. While scouting the junkyard metropolis of Iron City, cyborg scientist Dr. Dyson Ido discovers a disembodied female cyborg with a fully intact human brain. Ido rebuilds the cyborg, who doesn’t have any recollections of her past, and names her “Alita" after his deceased daughter.