Alita: Battle Angel 2 will happen for sure even though the Disney-Fox merger has delayed the movie for some time. There is plenty of material in the Japanese manga on which ‘Alita Battle Angel’ movie is based. Rosa Salazar, the lead actress that plays the cyborg Alita has kind of teased about the sequel.
— AlitaNation (@AlitaNation) January 2, 2020
#AlitaSequel we need another movie !!!!! My mom, aunt , and I were glued to the tv when the first one aired on crave tv !!! And then had to watch it again the next morning 💕👌 please we need another
— Kristina Lacombe (@StinaaLacombe) January 8, 2020
There are high chances that Alita: Battle Angel sequel plot revolves around Salazar’s character reaching the Zalem City and fighting Nova (Edward Norton). Here is more information on the Alita sequel plot and updates on the release date and production schedule.
Alita will Reach the Zalem City in the Sequel
Alita sequel would surely show the city of Zalem given the plot of the first movie revolved around reaching there and the struggles related to it. The only way to reach Zalem is to win the motorball tournament and when Alita’s love interest Hugo tried to climb the cables, he died after falling down from the sky.
It is when Alita decides to compete in the game again and becomes the champion and raised her sword towards the Zalem city at the end of the original Battle Angel movie. The scene was followed by a brief appearance of Edward Norton’s character Nova revealed to be the mastermind behind everything bad that happened with Alita.
There are also theories that Alita: Battle Angel 2 will have flashback scenes exploring more of her life as a powerful army fighter. Alita’s past life has been hinted in short montages and fans might finally get to see her full backstory in the sequel to Alita. It has been kind of confirmed that Alita 2 plot will have Alita reaching Zalem and going on a revenge mission against Nova.
Alita: Battle Angel 2 Release Date and Production Update
Alita: Battle Angel sequels script is ready and director Robert Rodriguez and producer James Cameron has huge plans for the franchise. Even though the first movie had limited box-office numbers, the digital and home media sales for Alita: Battle Angel along with the sequel petition is enough for Disney to realize that fans want a sequel. Alita sequel could soon enter development but it might take earliest till 2022 to get a theatrical release date and trailer.