Live action movie release date set for July 20, 2018

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Live action movie release date set for July 20, 2018

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Post by 75y76 » Sun May 29, 2016 9:50 pm

Yep. Excellent stuff! Now, let's hope Cameron, Rodriguez and Salazar will deliver us the adaptation that we deserve!

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Post by MrFaber » Mon May 30, 2016 2:30 am

Cool! :D I wonder if we will have chapter 16.1 by then! (kidding)

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Post by 00_unit » Mon May 30, 2016 3:43 am

The better question would be will we have a full fledged anime adaptation TV series by then? :)

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Post by kinai » Mon May 30, 2016 12:21 pm

Please, don't screw it up.
Please, don't screw it up.
Please, don't screw it up.
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(until July 20, 2018)

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Post by Pablolein » Mon May 30, 2016 7:38 pm

kinai wrote:Please, don't screw it up.
Please, don't screw it up.
Please, don't screw it up.
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(until July 20, 2018)
This.

Never seen Rosa Salazar before, I don't like her at all, but lets hope they get it right. Just don't screw it up, please.
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Post by Abaddon » Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:22 am

Pablolein wrote:Never seen Rosa Salazar before, I don't like her at all, but lets hope they get it right. Just don't screw it up, please.
I'm curious, what you don't like about her? I have seen some of you folks hypothesizing who's going to play Gally just by the look of the actress, maybe Rosa Salazar is the best choice by, you know, her acting capabilities. Who knows.

That said, let's hope Robert Rodriguez doesn't screw this one up... his movies are a hit or miss, I'm afraid.

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Post by Pablolein » Thu Jun 02, 2016 5:52 am

Abaddon wrote:
Pablolein wrote:Never seen Rosa Salazar before, I don't like her at all, but lets hope they get it right. Just don't screw it up, please.
I'm curious, what you don't like about her? I have seen some of you folks hypothesizing who's going to play Gally just by the look of the actress, maybe Rosa Salazar is the best choice by, you know, her acting capabilities. Who knows.

That said, let's hope Robert Rodriguez doesn't screw this one up... his movies are a hit or miss, I'm afraid.
Yeah, I wrote that post in a hurry, in a recess between classes, so it obviously sounds awful, but I didn't mean she doesn't have any acting capabilities, I just don't know her, never seen her in my entire life until I saw her as one of the casting choices. She may be the best casting choice as she can be terrible, but it still depends a lot on the script and the skills of RR, so I'm a little afraid too.

I guess all I was trying to say was "Hey, I don't know her but she doesn't look like Alita to me. Anyway I still hope they will deliver us a great movie, although I don't know what to think right now"
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Post by GrubEater » Fri Jun 03, 2016 6:02 am

I agree, she doesn't have the 'feel' of the character at all. However, if she is a good actress and can capture the emotional range of Alita, it wouldn't matter. As long as they do her up with all the CG and everything to look as much like the character as possible.

I'm also of the opinion that the success or failure of this movie will be up to RR's cinematic talents.I don't think he has the spiritual depth of Cameron and that's why a lot of his movies come off as being too try-hard-badassy. Having said that, who knows, with Cameron producing, Rob may just get the push he needs to finally make something epic. (I won't hold my breath, but it's possible).

By the way, I've heard a lot of BAA fans saying how they'd prefer a relative unknown to be cast as Alita. Seems like they got their wish. I'd never heard of Rosa Salazar before the casting choices were announced last month. :geek:

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Post by Sergio Nova » Fri Jun 03, 2016 4:16 pm

GrubEater wrote: I'm also of the opinion that the success or failure of this movie will be up to RR's cinematic talents.I don't think he has the spiritual depth of Cameron and that's why a lot of his movies come off as being too try-hard-badassy. Having said that, who knows, with Cameron producing, Rob may just get the push he needs to finally make something epic. (I won't hold my breath, but it's possible).
Is this a joke? I would like you to tell me when Cameron has been able to direct actors with strong characters. As far as I have seen, his films have great FX, but he has NEVER been the man to direct actors. Rodrigues, on the other hand, has ALWAYS worked with strong personalities, from the standard to the bizarre. If you really believe that Avatar, Titanic, The terminator and so on are examples of direction of actors, congratulations. I, on the other hand, have seen that in Sin City, From Dusk Till Dawn, Desperado and Once Upon a Time in Mexico, just to mention the obvious.

I cannot imagine Cameron working characters like Gally/Alita and Desty Nova, to start with. Later on, with Caerula and Erica…
For God's sake. I am afraid to think about it.

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Post by youngred » Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:44 pm

I agree. JC's films tend to be visually appealing, but lack compelling characters. I think that RR might actually be a better fit for directing the film.

I think that Rosa Salazar might be quite good as Alita. I've only seen her in Maze Runner: the Scorch Trials, and I thought she gave a good performance in it. The film also had some visuals rather similar to the badlands of volume 6 of GUNNM.

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Post by GrubEater » Sat Jun 04, 2016 1:24 pm

Sergio Nova wrote:
GrubEater wrote: I'm also of the opinion that the success or failure of this movie will be up to RR's cinematic talents.I don't think he has the spiritual depth of Cameron and that's why a lot of his movies come off as being too try-hard-badassy. Having said that, who knows, with Cameron producing, Rob may just get the push he needs to finally make something epic. (I won't hold my breath, but it's possible).
Is this a joke? I would like you to tell me when Cameron has been able to direct actors with strong characters. As far as I have seen, his films have great FX, but he has NEVER been the man to direct actors. Rodrigues, on the other hand, has ALWAYS worked with strong personalities, from the standard to the bizarre. If you really believe that Avatar, Titanic, The terminator and so on are examples of direction of actors, congratulations. I, on the other hand, have seen that in Sin City, From Dusk Till Dawn, Desperado and Once Upon a Time in Mexico, just to mention the obvious.

I cannot imagine Cameron working characters like Gally/Alita and Desty Nova, to start with. Later on, with Caerula and Erica…
For God's sake. I am afraid to think about it.
I'm not just talking about the characters; I'm talking about the whole entire feel of a film. James Cameron has a good grasp of important themes e.g. justice, loyalty, courage, friendship and, of course, love. He knows how to set up a scene, to get you hooked, to make you care about the characters. I guess this just comes down to different tastes. I'm not saying RR's movies aren't good; I'd just much rather watch a Cameron film than his. And I think he would have done a much better job directing Battle Angel than Rodriguez.

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Re: Live action movie release date set for July 20, 2018

Post by Silvery » Mon Jun 13, 2016 12:45 am

Hey, Rosa Salazar might not be such a bad choice, as far as appearances go:
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I mean, no actress is ever going to feel like the right choice to me, but this isn't bad.
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Post by Pablolein » Tue Jun 14, 2016 2:56 am

Silvery wrote:Hey, Rosa Salazar might not be such a bad choice, as far as appearances go:
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I mean, no actress is ever going to feel like the right choice to me, but this isn't bad.
That certainly looks a lot better than what I've seen of her before (mostly short hair photos), thanks!
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Post by GrubEater » Wed Jul 13, 2016 4:14 am

Silvery wrote:Hey, Rosa Salazar might not be such a bad choice, as far as appearances go:
Spoiler:
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I mean, no actress is ever going to feel like the right choice to me, but this isn't bad.
She certainly has the cuteness factor down.

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