Dark Angel aired on Fox for two seasons from 2000 to 2002. It starred Jessica Alba as Max, a genetically enhanced super soldier living in a post-apocalyptic Seattle, and was created by David Cameron, who skyrocketed to fame with the Terminator movies and Titanic. Although the show received positive reviews and even earned Alba a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Television Series, it suffered from low ratings and was abruptly cancelled. It’s been over a decade since it went off the air, so let’s a take a look back at it with these 9 things you probably didn’t know about Dark Angel:
9. Coming Up with the Concept
Following his success with the movie Titanic, director James Cameron teamed up with Charles H. Eglee to form a production company called Cameron/Eglee Productions and they began working on ideas for a television series. While they considered several ideas, including a family drama, they ultimately settled on the concept for Dark Angel, which was the first and only work that their production company did.