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– by Joseph Jammer Medina

This past weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, some lucky fans and press had a chance to see footage from Robert Rodriguez’s upcoming manga adaptation Alita: Battle Angel and one common consistency is the sheer imagination that went behind the film’s creation.

Luckily, audiences didn’t have to wait long before seeing more from the visual effects extravaganza, as the studio has now released a brand-new trailer for the film, and like its first trailer, it’s careful to bring both character and spectacle to the party.

Below is the official synopsis for Alita: Battle Angel:

“From visionary filmmakers James Cameron (AVATAR) and Robert Rodriguez (SIN CITY), comes ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, an epic adventure of hope and empowerment. When Alita (Rosa Salazar) awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious history while her street-smart new friend Hugo (Keean Johnson) offers instead to help trigger her memories. But it is only when the deadly and corrupt forces that run the city come after Alita that she discovers a clue to her past – she has unique fighting abilities that those in power will stop at nothing to control. If she can stay out of their grasp, she could be the key to saving her friends, her family and the world she’s grown to love.”

What do you think of the new trailer for Alita: Battle Angel? Sound off down below!

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Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.