mortal engines


Box Office: Spider-Verse Tops With $35 Million

Box Office: 'Spider-Verse' Tops With $35 Million

That said, we don't think anyone was under the illusion that Mortal Engines would be shattering box office records or anything.  Universal's Christian Rivers-directed film sits in fifth place with a mere $7.5 million.Chances are we'll see some big numbers this coming weekend, with Aquaman set to open in the 21st Its already doing bangbusters in Chinese cinemas,[...]

Mortal Engines Review: A Wild Sci-Fi Fantasy thats More than Expected

"Mortal Engines" Review: A Wild Sci-Fi Fantasy that's More than Expected

Let's be honest, since the first trailers started to emerge, Mortal Engines has seemed to be a film that the studio had no idea how to sell to audiences Based on the book series by Philip Reeve with a screenplay adapted by Lord of the Rings authors Peter Jackson Philippa Boyens, and Fran Walsh,  it has suffered[...]

Mortal Engines Review: A Generic Story With a Fantastic New Coat of Paint

Mortal Engines Review: A Generic Story With a Fantastic New Coat of Paint

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Mortal Engines might present some generic story turns, but the worldbuilding, the amount of detail put into the world, and fantastic sound elevates the entire production.Director: Christian Rivers Summary: In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.To say[...]

Why Peter Jackson Decided Not to Direct Mortal Engines

Why Peter Jackson Decided Not to Direct Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines got a huge push and a warm reception from the audiences at New York Comic Con but one of the things that people might be wondering about this Universal Pictures production is the director and producer The marketing is leaning on Peter Jackson and his role as a producer heavily and Jackson was[...]

Mortal Engines: Christian Rivers Talks Peter Jackson Mentoring Him at NYCC

Mortal Engines: Christian Rivers Talks Peter Jackson Mentoring Him at NYCC

They showed off nearly twenty-five minutes of footage for the Mortal Engines and Bleeding Cool got the chance to talk to various members of the cast and crew Christian Rivers has been a member of the Lord of the Rings family for years but now he speaks out about making that jump, Peter Jackson mentoring[...]


Mortal Engines: Jihae Describes Anna Fang as a Eco-Warrior at NYCC

Mortal Engines: Jihae Describes Anna Fang as a Eco-Warrior at NYCC

They showed off nearly twenty-five minutes of footage for the Mortal Engines and Bleeding Cool got the chance to talk to various members of the cast and crew Jihae spoke to us about her eco-warrior character of Anna Fang and her experience on set as this is one of her first big productionsSummary: Many[...]

Mortal Engines: Peter Jackson Talks Creating a Distinct World at NYCC

Mortal Engines: Peter Jackson Talks Creating a Distinct World at NYCC

They showed off nearly twenty-five minutes of footage for the Mortal Engines and Bleeding Cool got the chance to talk to various members of the cast and crew The first of which is producer Peter Jackson We spoke to him about what makes Mortal Engines different from other entries in the young adult and post[...]

3 Character Posters and 2 Pieces of Key Art from Mortal Engines

3 Character Posters and 2 Pieces of Key Art from Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines has a lot of pedigree behind it but it's going up against a bunch of established titles and franchises They premiered a decent chunk of the movie at New York Comic Con this weekend and have also started kicking the promotional material up several notches First we have three more character postersNext[...]

Mortal Engines: New Poster Featurette and London Welcomes You

Mortal Engines: New Poster, Featurette, and London Welcomes You

There are a lot of ambitious movies coming out in December but one of the ones that look more unique than some of the others is Mortal Engines The movie, based on a bestselling book, is being brought to life by most of the team behind Lord of the Rings including having Peter Jackson as[...]

Andy Serkis to Moderate Mortal Engines NYCC 18 Panel

Andy Serkis to Moderate Mortal Engines NYCC '18 Panel

It would appear that Peter Jackson and Andy Serkis are pairing up again, at least when it comes to the Mortal Engines panel during New York Comic-Con (NYCC) next week.[caption id="attachment_728144" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Andy Serkis from our 2017 SDCC interview with him, photo by Mary Anne Butler[/caption]It was announced this morning that Serkis will be moderating the panel[...]

Funko Round-Up: Alita Game of Thrones Cuphead Star Wars and More

Funko Round-Up: Alita, Game of Thrones, Cuphead, Star Wars, and More!

Welcome to the Funko Round-Up! In this edition: Alita: Battle Angel gets four kinda similar-looking Pops, Mortal Engines gets a wave of Pops, Mickey Mouse as a gamer, and tons of Cuphead and Game of Thrones are on the way! Let's dig in![gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="921906,921907,921908,921909"] From visionary filmmakers James Cameron (AVATAR) and Robert Rodriguez (SIN CITY),[...]

Tom Holkenborg AKA Junkie Xl Will Score Mortal Engines

Tom Holkenborg AKA Junkie Xl Will Score Mortal Engines

One of the movies that is coming later this year that not many people are talking about is Mortal Engines It's being brought to us by most of the creative team from Lord of the Rings and is based on the young adult novel by Phillip ReeveToday we found out who is going to[...]

New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette for Mortal Engines

New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette for Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines is being brought to life by the people that brought us Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and is Universal Pictures' big December bet Universal has released a new behind-the-scenes featurette that talks about building this complicated world and tells us some more of what we can expect from the plot.https://youtu.be/5kxhrFL_vK4 Summary: Many[...]

Peter Jackson is NOT Part of Amazon Studios LotR TV Series Nor That DCEU Film

Peter Jackson is NOT Part of Amazon Studios' LotR TV Series, Nor That DCEU Film

Credit:[/caption]The news comes from Allocine during the recent press tour for Jackson's upcoming film Mortal Engines: I’m not involved at all in the Lord of the Rings series I understand how my name could come up, but there is nothing happening with me on this project. This of course opens the door back up for the numerous other[...]

New Trailer and Poster for Mortal Engines Debuts

New Trailer and Poster for Mortal Engines Debuts

We have a new trailer and poster for the upcoming Mortal Engines Unlike the last teaser, this one tells those of unfamiliar with the source material a lot more about the plot The idea that the human race would only need an hour to send itself back into the stone age is frightening when you[...]

6 New Pictures from Mortal Engines

6 New Pictures from Mortal Engines

One of the big ones is the Peter Jackson-produced adaptation of Mortal Engines We haven't seen that much from the movie just yet, but USA Today got six new images and got to sit down with Jackson and director Christian Rivers about the production Jackson talked about what drew him to this material in the[...]

The Umbrella Academy: Gerard Way Fabio Moon Offer Filming Updates

The Umbrella Academy: Gerard Way, Fabio Moon Offer Filming Updates

I couldn’t think of a better place for the vision Gabriel Bá and myself had when creating the comic, and cannot wait for people to experience that world as a live action show.”– Gerard Way Netflix’s version of The Hargreeves Family includes: Ellen Page (X-Men: Days of Futures Past, Hard Candy) as sister Vanya, who appears to manifest no super[...]


Peter Jackson Reveals Concept Art For Mortal Engines

Peter Jackson Reveals Concept Art For "Mortal Engines"

Jackson is developing a movie based on the series Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve and Jackson shared the first piece of concept art today on Facebook.The world is dying, and humans have taken to moving around on giant mobile cities as they fight over the last resources Our protagonist is a young man named Tom[...]