Survival Of The Fastest In New “Mortal Engines”

The new trailer of Universal Pictures’ new epic adventure Mortal Engines is now online. The film is produced by Peter Jackson (*The Lord of the Rings* and *The Hobbit) *and based on the book of the same name by Philip Reeve.

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.

Mortal Engines is distributed in the Philippines by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures.

*Mortal Engines* in Philippine cinemas soon.


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