Watch: Cyborg Action Thriller ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ from James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez

Twentieth Century Fox released the action-packed first trailer for the sci-fi epic Alita: Battle Angel on Friday from director Robert Rodriguez and producer James Cameron.

The stunning half live-action half computer animated two-minute visuals see Academy Award-winner Christoph Waltz (Daisuke Ido) rescue an amnesiac female cyborg named Alita, (Rosa Salazar) thrusting her into an all-out war between humans and robots.

On a reported $200 million budget, and based on the Graphic Novel (or Manga) Series: “Gunnm” By Yukito Kishiro, Alita is the decade-plus brainchild of Cameron, who is currently preparing multiple Avatar sequels.

The film’s all-star cast includes Jackie Earl Haley, Ed Skrein, Michelle Rodriguez, Jennifer Connelly, and Mahershala Ali.

Alita: Battle Angel opens in theaters everywhere July 20, 2018.

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