Cast Members Revealed For Upcoming Peter Jackson’s Mortal Engines
According to a report from Variety (and described by Comingsoon.net), the movie will feature Robbie Sheehan and Ronan Raftery in lead and supporting roles respectively. Sheehan is known for his role in Fortitude, while Raftery appeared in last year’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. No other actors have been named as being under consideration for the project as of now, so there is still room to speculate as to who will round out the cast.
Adapted from the novel of the same name by Philip Reeve, the film will follow the distant future-set adventures of one Tom Natsworthy as he pursues a mysterious woman across one of the mobile cities that roam that earth and into the wild Outlands.
Comingsoon.net shares the following:
Christian Rivers is attached to direct Mortal Engines. Christian has spent the majority of his 25-year career working closely with Jackson, beginning as a Story Board Artist, later moving into supervising visual effects and finally serving as Splinter Unit Director on The Hobbit trilogies. Christian won an Academy Award for his work on the 2005 film, King Kong (Best Achievement in Visual Effects). He also recently served as second unit director on the remake of Pete’s Dragon.
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