Colin Salmon and More Added to Mortal Engines

Colin Salmon and More Added to Mortal Engines

Colin Salmon, Patrick Malahide and Rege-Jean Page have join the cast of Mortal Engines

Colin Salmon (Limitless), Patrick Malahide (Game of Thrones) and Rege-Jean Page (Roots) have joined the cast of the upcoming film Mortal Engines, the upcoming Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh adaptation of the British series of novels, according to EmpireOnline. They’re joining an ensemble cast, including Hugo Weaving (The Lord of Rings and The Hobbit trilogies), Robbie Sheehan (Fortitude, upcoming Geostorm), Ronan Raftery (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them), Hera Hilmar (Da Vinci’s Demons), Stephen Lang (Avatar), South Korean singer and actress Jihae (Mars), and Leila George (Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?).

Set in a world many thousands of years in the future, Mortal Engines begins as Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected encounter with a mysterious young woman from the Outlands who will change the course of his life forever.

Jackson and Walsh optioned the rights to Mortal Engines from Scholastic several years ago. They’ve co-written the screenplay with collaborator Philippa Boyens (The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies). The film is based on the award-winning book series from author Philip Reeve and will be directed by Christian Rivers. Rivers has worked with Jackson for over two decades as a story board artist, on visual effects and as a Splinter Unit Director on The Hobbit trilogy. He won the Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for his work on King Kong, though this is his directorial debut. MRC and Universal are co-financing the film. Universal Pictures will also serve as worldwide distributor.

Colin Salmon is known for his work in films like AVP: Alien vs. PredatorResident Evil and Tomorrow Never Dies. Patrick Malahide has been seen in Game of Thrones as Balon Greyjoy and Rege-Jean Page has been seen in Roots and Waterloo Road.

Mortal Engines will hit theaters on December 14, 2018. Are you guys excited to see Colin Salmon, Patrick Malahide and Rege-Jean Page join the cast of the film? Let us know in the comments or tweet us @ComingSoonnet.

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