WATCH: Mortal Engines writer Philippa Boyens on adapting the book to screen
Flicks assistant editor Liam Maguren talks to veteran screenwriter Philippa Boyens (Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit) about turning an epic book into an epic film, creativity vs functionality, and working with the actors to bring the characters to life.
Mortal Engines is in cinemas December 6. Find times and tickets. Watch our interview with Peter Jackson and director Christian Rivers.
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