“We have to stop London before it destroys us!” Universal has debuted a new 90-second, “Extended” TV trailer for sci-fi adaptation Mortal Engines, based on a popular book series. I honestly still think this looks massively epic and seriously entertaining. The final battle scenes near the end of this trailer look incredible, I’m actually kind of excited to see this. Thousands of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, humankind has adapted and a new way of living has evolved. Gigantic moving cities now roam the Earth, ruthlessly preying upon smaller traction towns. Mortal Engines is directed by Kiwi filmmaker Christian Rivers, a former VFX supervisor and storyboard artist from Weta now making his feature directorial debut. Universal will release Mortal Engines in theaters everywhere starting on December 14th later this year.

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