News James Cameron Lists Needed Tech for Battle Angel Film
posted on 2009-08-05 07:30 EDT
Oscar-winning director James Cameron (Titanic, Terminator) told the MTV Splash Page blog about the three technologies from his current film Avatar that would enable a live-action Battle Angel Alita/GUNNM film — if one is made. Cameron still says he is "going to look at" a film adaptation of Yukito Kishiro's manga as his next film, but offered no commitments. He did note that "Battle Angel will be very straightforward" because of three technologies being developed for Avatar: the Fusion 3D camera system, facial performance capture, and the Simulcam for real-time compositing of computer-graphics characters with real actors.
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