Mortal Engines is an upcoming post-apocalyptic journey film guided by Christian Rivers as well as with the screenplay written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens as well as Peter Jackson. It is based upon the story of the very same name by Philip Reeve. An American-New Zealand co-production, the film is set in a post-apocalyptic steampunk world where whole cities have been mounted on wheels and motorised, and exploit each other. It stars Hugo Weaving, Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Jihae, Ronan Raftery, Leila George, Patrick Malahide as well as Stephen Lang.
The movie is scheduled to be released in movie theaters on December 14, 2018.
Many years after the “Sixty Minute War,” cities endure a now desolate Planet by walking around on giant wheels assaulting and devouring smaller towns to replenish their resources.