Mortal Engines movie: Thousands of years after civilization used to be destroyed by way of a cataclysmic event, humankind has tailored and a new way of dwelling has evolved. Gigantic shifting cities now roam the Earth, ruthlessly preying upon smaller traction towns. Tom Natsworthy (Robert Sheehan)—who hails from a Lower Tier of the excellent traction metropolis of London—finds himself combat for his personal survival after he encounters the hazardous fugitive Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar). Two opposites, whose paths ought to in no way have crossed, forge a not likely alliance that is destined to alternate the route of the future.
Mortal Engines is the startling, new epic journey directed by way of 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 e-book sequence by means of Philip Reeve, posted in 2001 by means of Scholastic.
On board as producers are Zane Weiner (The Hobbit trilogy), Amanda Walker (The Hobbit trilogy) and Deborah Forte (Goosebumps), as nicely as Walsh and Jackson. Ken Kamins (The Hobbit trilogy) joins Boyens as exec producer. Universal will distribute the movie worldwide. www.mortalengines.com