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Box Office: ‘Spider-Verse’ Tops With $35 Million

Considering how positive early reviews have been for SONY’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, seeing the animated superhero film top of the box office report this weekend isn’t surprising at all. According to Box Office Mojo, as of Sunday morning Spider-Verse is sitting in the number 1 weekend spot with upwards of $35.4 million domestic. Clint Eastwood‘s The Mule is a […]

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“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 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. […]

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

Universal Pictures came to New York Comic Con in a big way this year. 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 […]


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

Universal Pictures came to New York Comic Con in a big way this year. 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 […]

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

Universal Pictures came to New York Comic Con in a big way this year. 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 […]

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

Universal Pictures has an uphill battle to fight this coming December. 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 […]

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 […]

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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. It was announced this morning that Serkis will be moderating the panel all about Christian Rivers‘ upcoming film, as well as a world premiere of the first 8 […]

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

Funko announces tons of new products and licenses every day, let alone every week. It can be a lot to keep up with. So we are here to help. 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 […]

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 Reeve. Today we found out who is going to […]

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New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette for Mortal Engines

The December is a surprisingly packed month, with plenty of big blockbuster movies that will be fighting to get people into theaters. While everyone is already talking about Mary Poppins Returns, Bumblebee, and Aquaman, there is another one that’s flying a bit under the radar. Mortal Engines is being brought to life by the people […]

Peter Jackson at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" in Hollywood

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

While we knew it was a long shot, Peter Jackson has officially said he is NOT going to be a part of the Amazon Studios’ Lord of the Rings tv series(eseseses). 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 […]

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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 […]

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6 New Pictures from Mortal Engines

While we’re just getting into the summer blockbuster season, that doesn’t mean there aren’t some big movies coming later this year. 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 […]

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

If you’re Netflix, then you take it as a good sign that you’re only a week into filming your series adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá‘s graphic novel series The Umbrella Academy and you’ve already won over an impressive new fan. Comic book artist Fábio Moon — twin brother of series’ illustrator Bá — was able […]


Peter Jackson Reveals Concept Art For “Mortal Engines”

Peter Jackson might be best known for his take on the Lord of the Rings trilogy, but he’s diving into another genre in late 2018: young adult. 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 […]