8 months Could ‘Alita’ be Hollywood’s breakthrough manga movie? MB |Ent
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The manga movie “Alita: Battle Angel” has been 20 years in the making, and producer Jon Landau thinks it will finally represent the breakthrough success in Hollywood for a genre which has proved problematic.”I think this is definitely the breakthrough one because of the story that Kishiro wrote,” said Landau, referring to Japanese author Yukito Kishiro, who wrote the graphic novels, or manga, upon which the movie is based. In this photo taken on Jan. 9, 2019, from left, director Robert Rodriguez, producer Jon Landau, actors Rosa Salazar and Christoph Waltz pose for a photo ... more