Mortal Engines (2018) - Trailer
Genres: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Cast: Hugo Weaving, Joseph Mika-Hunt, Stephen Ure, Nathaniel Lees, Colin Salmon, Joel Tobeck, Liz Merton, Stephen Lang, Dianne Smith, Mark Hadlow, Mark Mitchinson, Christopher Winchester, Aaron Jackson, Robert Sheehan, Keith Mole, Carlton McRae, Nick Blake, Winham Hammond, Rodney Cook, Sarah Peirse, Karl Dickson, Mel Buchanan, Calum Gittins, Paul Craze, Kathryn Briggs Hobbs, Paul Gaudin, Peter Rowley, Ronan Raftery, Oliver Heinrich, Jimmy James Nielsen
Director(s): Christian Rivers
Trailer: Mortal Engines (2018)
Many years after the "Sixty Minute War," cities survive a now desolate Earth by moving around on giant wheels attacking and devouring smaller towns to replenish their resources.
Thousands of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, humankind has adapted and a new way of living has evolved. Gigantic moving cities now roam the Earth, ruthlessly preying upon smaller traction towns. Tom Natsworthy (Robert Sheehan)—who hails from a Lower Tier of the great traction city of London—finds himself fighting for his own survival after he encounters the dangerous fugitive Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar). Two opposites, whose paths should never have crossed, forge an unlikely alliance that is destined to change the course of the future.
Mortal Engines is the startling, new epic adventure directed by Oscar®-winning visual-effects artist Christian Rivers (King Kong). Joining Rivers are The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies three-time Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Peter Jackson , Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, who have penned the screenplay. The Universal and MRC adaptation is from the award-winning book series by Philip Reeve, published in 2001 by Scholastic.
On board as producers are Zane Weiner (The Hobbit trilogy), Amanda Walker (The Hobbit trilogy) and Deborah Forte (Goosebumps), as well as Walsh and Jackson. Ken Kamins (The Hobbit trilogy) joins Boyens as executive producer. Universal will distribute the film worldwide. www.mortalengines.com via Universal Pictures
Synopsis:A mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw, emerges as the only one who can stop a giant, predator city on wheels devouring everything in its path. Feral, and fiercely driven by the memory of her mother, Hester joins forces with Tom Natsworthy, an outcast from London, along with Anna Fang, a dangerous outlaw with a bounty on her head.