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Mahershala Ali in talks for ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

Mahershala Ali in talks for ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

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Mahershala Ali is fast becoming Hollywood’s go-to villain it seems.

After impressing in Marvel’s Luke Cage as Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes, the actor is now apparently in talks to play a pivatol role in Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel.

If the rumours are true, he will be joining an incredible cast which includes Christoph Waltz, Jackie Earl Haley, Ed Skrein, Rosa Salazar, and Keann Johnson.

James Camero and Jon Landau are producing the sci-fi flick, which follows a female cyborg that is discovered in a scrapyard by a scientist. She soon puts her martial arts skills to good use by tracking and taking down criminals.Ali is allegedly being eyed up to play a villain named Vector, who fixes fight matches in a game called Motorball.

We’ll update you as we hear more.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter