Meeting Heat-Ray With Heavy Metal Cannons

Currently in production is an animated sequel to H.G. Wells’ iconic The War of the Worlds: War of the Worlds: Goliath (US-2010; dir. Joe Pearson) in which the invading Martians, renewing their attack after the first failed attempt in 1899, are met by an elite squad of fighters armed with giant steam-punk robots — the product of back-engineered and adapted Martian technology.


Find out more — and check out the superb production sketches — on the Robot War Espresso site.

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3 Responses to Meeting Heat-Ray With Heavy Metal Cannons

  1. Jess says:


    It’s like a delicious steampunk reunion of Highlander: the Series, plus Jayne Cobb. And look at that gorgeous poster! I can’t wait. 🙂

  2. Avery says:

    It looks absolutely fantastic!! I freakin’ love the “W.O.T.W.” story and all of the film versions! I can’t wait for this!

  3. Tim says:

    It’s like War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave, only better and with more robot violence!

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