Overseen by Peter Jackson, Mortal Engines is an ambitious sci-fi adventure film, that’s heading into cinemas at the end of 2018.

Starring Hugo Weaving, Hera Hilmer and Robert Sheehan, the movie is being directed by Christian Rivers, and the first trailer and synopsis has just been released.

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.

Mortal Engines is the startling, new epic adventure directed by Oscar®-winning visual-effects artist Christian Rivers.

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.

It’s clear that Universal has more than one film in mind for this.

Mortal Engines