News, views, quotes and trivia about Philip Reeve's 'Mortal Engines' books and the making of Peter Jackson movie production.

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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Tom, Hester, Fang and Valentine images released from Mortal Engines

jihae as anna fang

Pictures of the key characters from Mortal Engines have been revealed !

That's Anna Fang above. Her character flies an airship which she uses for her missions as a spy for the Anti Traction League.

anna fang

Below is a shot of Hester Shaw, wearing the classic red scarf associated with the book version of the character.


Hester Shaw with scarf from Mortal Engines

Here we have a shot of traction city London

London City from Mortal Engines film

This is Thaddues Valentine, one of the key antagonists of the novel. Valentine is played by Hugo Weaving. He has a strong associated with Peter Jackson productions, such as Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit.
hugo weaving as thaddeus valentine

Thaddeus Valentine from Mortal Engines

Here we have Leifur Sigurdarson playing Nils Lindstrom, an aviator. To his right is Robert Sheehan as Tom Natsworthy and to his left, Hera Hilmar playing Hester Shaw

 
 Nils Lindstrom played by Leifur Sigurdarson


robbie sheehan mortal engines





To give you a sense of scale, here's Hester and Tom in the tracks of what we presume is London.

Tracks of London City in Mortal Engines

If you weren't in the know, Mortal Engines is the first novel in a series of stories about these giant mechanized cities. Check it out on Book Depository, or Amazon.

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