Test footage for Cameron's Battle Angel
Some test footage has been created for James Cameron's Battle Angel, the adaptation of the graphic novels and comics from Yukito Kishiro called Battle Angel Atila. In talking about them he reveals some of the scope, and his intention that nothing will come between this film being made next. Except for Avatar of course.
An inside source has apparently seen the test footage and is talking about it online, and the way they write it up sounds incredible, if this one source is true and right in what they say then it sounds even crazier than Avatar.
While some might think that Avatar is the lighter, friendlier side of James Cameron and contains big moral messages, the love aspect, and a bit too little on the action side, it seems that Battle Angel is going to answer that for us.
”Imagine this for a second. A cyborg chick "the Angel of Death" taking out "a lot" of other part man, part machine type "people"...Now picture the "Angel of Death" looking like a child. a 14 year old. Now imagine this, this little girl goes through these guys like butter. Did you see the KICK-ASS trailer? Well imagine that girl via the Matrix via Ghost in the shell, via AI. "Remember the True Lies bathroom brawl?" Well take out Arnold, and "copy and paste" Bruce Lee on acid via the Terminator. as seen through the eyes of a sweet innocent 14 year old cyborg girl. And all of this done via the mind of James Cameron, Holy shit what is not to love? The lights flicker and shit hits the fan. Awesome stuff.”
High praise indeed. Now remember though, this is one of those pesky “inside sources” that we hear of so often and are very often found to be off the truth, if not far from it. Yet there's something about this write up that feels a bit more than that, and the excitement in the person's writing sounds a lot more than that. Plus, it does sound very close to the original idea.
This could be great news for James Cameron fans, we could be seeing a film equivalent to Avatar in cutting edge visuals and seemingly a lot more full on and violent than Avatar will turn out to be.
I'm most definitely in.