The actress has reportedly edged out Zendaya and Maika Monroe for the starring role in James Cameron's long-planned adaptation.
Cameron and director Robert Rodriguez have narrowed the search for their "Battle Angel" lead to three female stars.
Although James Cameron has announced he's in the Avatar business for the next four or five years, shooting two sequels back and to back before perhaps moving on to a prequel, he still wants to adapt Battle Angel Alita.
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Director James Cameron still wants to adapt the cyberpunk manga Battle Angel Alita, but only after he completes Avatar 2 and 3, which should be about 2017.
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