Mortal Engines in DVD and Blu-Ray : who is Hera Hilmar, the young star who embodies Hester Shaw ?

Quiz Mortal Engines with Hera Hilmar.

Mortal Engines is finally available on DVD and Blu-Ray. The blockbuster young adult and post-apocalyptic produced by Peter Jackson (The Hobbit) is a slap in the visual and the promise of thrills on the big screen. But that is Hera Hilmar, the young actress who embodies the heroine Hester Shaw ? PRBK met for you.

Hera Hilmar is icelandic. His real name is Hera Hilmarsdóttir, the young woman is 29 years old. She is now an actress is not a coincidence. His parents are both well-known in Iceland. His father is a film director and his mother an actress.

Hera made her debut in 1995 when she was only 16 years old. She went to the movies iceland before trying his luck overseas in 2012 with Anna Karenina. It is found next in the series Da Vinci’s Demons, Leaving or Harley and The Davidsons. But it is truly his role of Hester Shaw of Mortal Engines , which allows him to now be recognised internationally.

Mortal Engines en DVD et Blu-Ray : qui est Hera Hilmar, la jeune star qui incarne Hester Shaw ?

Mortal Engines : stills from the film.

“Working with Peter Jackson is an extraordinary opportunity”.

Peter Jackson has always shown incredible imagination.” explained Hera Hilmar. “Especially if you grew up with the Lord of the Rings. Have the chance to work with someone like him, it is an extraordinary opportunity. This does not happen every day.” Hera Hilmar confesses to be found in the character of Hester Shaw, a young rebel with a big scar on the face who decides to murder Thaddeus Valentine, the head of the London, a huge city, it rolls and destroys everything in its path in a Europe that is futuristic and post-apocalyptic.

A universe created by the team of Avatar and the Planet of the Apes.

When I auditioned for the film, I had not read the books, “says Hera Hilmar when asked about the pitch original Mortal Engines. “I wanted to educate myself on the net, read abstracts, but it is a universe so rich and so complex that I wondered how he was going to do to transpose it to the screen. It was forgotten that it was to make those who created the Lord of the Rings, but also Avatar, King Kong or the Planet of the Apes. They are capable of anything“.

Mortal Engines en DVD et Blu-Ray : qui est Hera Hilmar, la jeune star qui incarne Hester Shaw ?

Hera Hilmar.

“Thanks to Hester Shaw, I was able to push my limits.”

Hera Hilmar tells us how to embody the kamikaze Hester Shaw was forced to push his limits. “I have been forced to evolve emotionally and physically. I had to feel things I had never experienced before. Hester has the courage and audacity amazing and never let failures crush it. This has been an inspiration. I think now with Hester when I find myself in a situation where I say to myself no, I can’t make it for one reason or another. For example, I went to jump the bungy in New Zealand. I never done it before. It is thanks to Hester. Now, I would like a parachute jump“.

Mortal Engines en DVD et Blu-Ray : qui est Hera Hilmar, la jeune star qui incarne Hester Shaw ?

Mortal Engines : stills from the film.

Mortal Engines is available in DVD, Blu-Ray and VOD.

Mortal Engines en DVD et Blu-Ray : qui est Hera Hilmar, la jeune star qui incarne Hester Shaw ?

Mortal Engines : stills from the film.

Mortal Engines en DVD et Blu-Ray : qui est Hera Hilmar, la jeune star qui incarne Hester Shaw ?

Mortal Engines : stills from the film.

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