MORTAL ENGINES launches website with new featurette and poster

A new trailer will be coming this Friday for MORTAL ENGINES, with Hester Shaw’s character poster to kick off the week!

Universal Pictures has released some new social media content from Mortal Engines in the form of a featurette in which screenwriter/producer Peter Jackson and actress Hera Hilmar talk about Hilmar’s character, Hester Shaw, and why she’s different than other female heroines.

We also want to let you know about the website connected to Mortal Engines. On the website, there’s really not that much information you can get about the movie, at least not yet. What you can do is find out which guild you’ll be in when you join the traction city of London and become one of its citizen.

I know from personal experienced that there’s at least a Guild of Historians, which I am now a part of. To find out if you are to join me in the Historians Guild, or one of the other ones, you can go to to find out.  On the website, you can also find links to their social media, including Facebook and

Hundreds of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar), emerges as the only one who can stop London — now a giant, predator city on wheels — from devouring everything in its path.  Feral, and fiercely driven by the memory of her mother, Hester joins forces with Tom Natsworthy (Robert Sheehan), an outcast from London, along with Anna Fang (Jihae), a dangerous outlaw with a bounty on her head.

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. Visual effects are created by a Weta Digital team led by Ken McGaugh, Kevin Smith, Luke Millar and Dennis Yoo. 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.

Mortal Engines arrives in theaters Fridays, December 14th.

By Nat, the Geek Girl

Southern California native who likes movies, books (Shadowhunter Chronicles, NA, YA fantasy, Red Rising series), TV shows (The Sandman), and San Diego Comic-Con. I also like to write, but don't get to do much of that aside from on here. I fell into the BTS rabbit hole, and I refuse to leave.

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