Some Scars Never Heal

Three-time Academy Award-winning filmmakers Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh return to the screen with a startling and sweeping new vision of a future where Earth's cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, battling each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. This is the world of MORTAL ENGINES, the story of how two unlikely heroes come together and change the course of the future. Universal and MRC's epic adaptation of the award-winning book series from Philip Reeve, published in 2001 by Scholastic. MORTAL ENGINES is directed by Oscar-winning visual-effects pioneer Christian Rivers. (temp)

  • Opening Dec 14

  • Science Fiction
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Cast & Crew

  • ROBERT SHEEHAN

    ROBERT SHEEHANTom Natsworthy

    Robert Sheehan is an Irish actor. He was born in Portlaoise, County Laois, the son of Joe and Maria Sheehan. His father was a member of the Garda Síochána, the police force of the Republic of Ireland. As a child, Sheehan was interested in performing music. He learned how to play the banjo, the bodhrán, and the spoons. He took part in the Fleadh Cheoil, an Irish music competition for children and teenagers. His interest in acting started when his mother took him to an audition for drama film "Song for a Raggy Boy" (2003), about an oppressive school for boys during World War II. Sheehan won an acting part in the film and socialized with other young actors. Following his film debut, Sheehan started acting in theatrical performances. During the 2000s, Sheehan started appearing in television shows. His most prominent roles were as a series regular in Australian series "Foreign Exchange" (2004), the historical fantasy "Young Blades" (2005), the drama series "Rock Rivals" (2008), and the first two seasons of science fiction series "Misfits" (2009-2013). In Misfits, the characters are youths in community service who gain superpowers. Sheehan's character, Nathan Young, gains the power of immortality. Sheehan had a co-starring role in the drama film "Cherrybomb" (2009). The film is about two teenage boys who are trying to impress a female love interest trough performing criminal acts. Sheehan's co-star for the film was actor Rupert Grint, and their love interest was played by actress Kimberley Nixon. Sheehan started the 2010s as a series regular in the crime drama series "Love/Hate" (2010-2014). He has continued regularly appearing in theatre, film, and television roles. Among his most prominent theatrical roles is the role of Richard Duke of Gloucester/Richard III in an adaptation of William Shakespeare's depiction of the Wars of the Roses.
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  • Ronan Raftery

    Ronan RafteryBevis Pod

    Ronan Raftery is an actor from Dublin, Ireland. He is currently filming The Rook for Lionsgate/Starz and can be seen in Peter Jackson's new epic, Mortal Engines later this year. He also recently appeared in AMC's acclaimed series The Terror as Lt. John Irving. Ronan is also an experienced stage actor, appearing in The Silver Tassie at the National Theatre in London and The Real Thing on Broadway. He attended The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and lives mostly in London.
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  • Hera Hilmar

    Hera HilmarHester Shaw

    Hera Hilmar is an Icelandic actress. She is mostly known outside of Iceland for her role as Vanessa in the television series Da Vinci's Demons (2013-2015), Anna Karenina (2012), as Eik in the Icelandic film Life in a Fishbowl (2014) and as Lillie in The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017). She was nominated for an Edda in 2007 for her role in The Quiet Storm She won the Edda Award for Actress of the year in 2015 for Vonarstræti (2014) and in 2017 for Eiðurinn (2016). She is a graduate of the London Academy of Music and Art. She is the daughter of actress Þórey Sigþórsdóttir and film director Hilmar Oddsson.
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    CHRISTIAN RIVERSDirector

  • Amanda Walker

    Amanda WalkerProducer

  • Deborah Forte

    Deborah ForteProducer

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