Third Trailer for Colossal 'Mortal Engines' Movie Starring Hera Hilmar

October 5, 2018
Source: YouTube

Mortal Engines Trailer

"Nothing can stand in the face of this…" Universal has released a full-length third official trailer for sci-fi adaptation Mortal Engines, based on a popular book series. This movie has been in the works for years, in development by Peter Jackson and the LOTR/Hobbit team. We've already featured two good trailers for this so far, with this one being the pay off, big time, final push. And it looks seriously epic The fantastically eccentric cast includes Hugo Weaving, Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Jihae, Ronan Raftery, Leila George, Patrick Malahide, and Stephen Lang. The detailed VFX shots from Weta are looking better and better. The plot in this, which still reminds me a bit of Dune, is about huge cities that move around and battle against each other and a woman who threatens everything. This looks, and sounds, like a mix between John Carter and Transformers or something like that. And I'm still curious to give it a look this December.

Here's the third official trailer (+ intl. poster) for Christian Rivers' Mortal Engines, from Uni's YouTube:

Mortal Engines Poster

You can still watch the first teaser trailer for Mortal Engines here, or the impressive full-length trailer here.

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 directed by Kiwi filmmaker Christian Rivers, a former VFX supervisor and storyboard artist from Weta now making his feature directorial debut. The screenplay is written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Peter Jackson (of The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings) adapted from Philip Reeve's book series of the same name. Universal will release Mortal Engines in theaters everywhere starting on December 14th later this year. Your thoughts?

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Going in with EXTREMELY low expectations.

DAVIDPD on Oct 5, 2018


Nobody cares what you think

CyraNOSE on Oct 8, 2018


That's for sure.

DAVIDPD on Oct 8, 2018


Hugo Weaving is making money. What else could he do in the business he's in?

shiboleth on Oct 6, 2018


No trailer is going to make this look good

Tester on Oct 6, 2018


This is awesome!!!!

CyraNOSE on Oct 8, 2018


The premise is so preposterous!

kitano0 on Oct 6, 2018


You seem like a "Call Me By Your Name" kinda guy

CyraNOSE on Oct 8, 2018


Haven't seen it...because I'm not, despite the stellar reviews...

kitano0 on Oct 8, 2018


And that's supposed to mean...? CMBYN is a masterpiece.

Alex Billington on Oct 8, 2018


Theres an old saying that some stories are too fantastical to be told - the premise, no matter how entertaining and or spectacular, doesn't sit with the audience well. This is one of them - even in a time when there are fantastical stories with superheros, magic and fantasy. I love Peter Jackson and his film making, but the premise looks so preposterous and silly... and in a redundant way, unbelievable. I know, it makes no sense.

Ross Carroll on Oct 7, 2018



CyraNOSE on Oct 8, 2018


This blows !!!

Tester on Oct 8, 2018


Let them fight!!!!

Alex Billington on Oct 8, 2018


The premise is ridiculous, but I'm definitely fascinated by the production design. Will it be enough to get me into the theater? No. I'll wait for a boring rainy day on cable/Netflix/Redbox.

THE_RAW_ on Oct 8, 2018


this kind of stories works better as a tv series. I hope it will be good. I want it to be good. But something bugs me. Maybe the camera movement. Maybe the huge amount of CG images. Maybe the editing of this trailer. Wait and see.

tarek on Oct 8, 2018

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