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Zendaya Among Front-Runners for 'Battle Angel' Movie Lead

Zendaya Among Front-Runners for 'Battle Angel' Movie Lead

Zendaya is on the short list of stars up to play the lead in James Cameron’s upcoming movie Alita: Battle Angel, THR reports.

The 19-year-old actress is a finalist along with Maika Monroe and Rosa Salazar.

James will produce the movie, which will be directed by Robert Rodriguez and resemble the Dark Angel series that James worked on from 2000-2002.

The movie is based on a series of popular manga graphic novels and tells the story of a female cyborg that is discovered in a trash yard and uses her martial arts skills to become a bounty hunter.

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