3D epic adventure ‘Mortal Engines’ will be shown in 14 Sri Lankan cinemas from today (14 December) providing excitement in this festive season.
The theatres are Liberty by Scope Cinemas, Empire – Colombo, MC Cinemas – Colombo,
Milano – Kegalle, Scope Cinemas (CCC) – Colombo 3, Regal – Gampaha/Nuwara Eliya, Savoy Colombo 4, Aruna – Kiribatgoda, Rauoo – Katunayaka, Liberty Lite, Sky Lite Malabe, Vista – Ja-Ela and Sky Lite Matara.
Mortal Engines is the startling, new epic adventure directed by Oscar-winning visual-effects artist Christian Rivers (King Kong). 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. Visual effects are created by a Weta Digital team led by Ken McGaugh, Kevin Smith, Luke Millar and Dennis Yoo. The Universal and MRC adaptation is from the award-winning book series by Philip Reeve, published in 2001 by Scholastic.
Hundreds of years after civilisation was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar), emerges as the only one who can stop London — now a giant, predator city on wheels — from devouring everything in its path. Feral, and fiercely driven by the memory of her mother, Hester joins forces with Tom Natsworthy (Robert Sheehan), an outcast from London, along with Anna Fang (Jihae), a dangerous outlaw with a bounty on her head.