Universal Pictures has premiered the first trailer for director Christian Rivers and co-writer/producer Peter Jackson’s upcoming film adaptation of Philip Reeve’s novel series “Mortal Engines”.
Set thousands of years in the future, Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources.
On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected encounter with a mysterious young woman from the Outlands who will change the course of his life forever.
Hugo Weaving, Robbie Sheehan, Ronan Raftery, Stephen Lang, Patrick Malahide, Colin Salmon, Hera Hilmar, Jihae, Leila George and Rege-Jean Page co-star in the film which Jackson co-wrote with his Tolkien franchise collaborators Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh.
“Mortal Engines” will hit cinemas on December 14th.