For those of you who don’t know (let’s face it, unless you’re on the Mortal Engines Tag, not many), the Mortal Engines Quartet and its prequel series, Fever Crumb, are an award-winning YA (if they can be classified as YA) series by Philip Reeve, that first appeared way, way back in 2001. It heavily owes its setting to the steampunk genre, but is set in the far-flung future where the Earth has been mostly reduced to a desolate wasteland.
It also features moving cities that eat each other.
Now, you’ve either thought, THAT SOUNDS AMAZING, or calling bullshit.
I assure you, dear reader, that bullshit it ain’t.
So, reasons why it needs a film series: