MAD MAX: George Miller On Mel Gibson, Feels "Heartbroken" ; Dishes On FURY ROAD Development

MAD MAX: George Miller On Mel Gibson, Feels "Heartbroken" ; Dishes On FURY ROAD Development

With the long awaited Mad Max: Fury Road finally rumbling into theaters in 2015, George Miller unveils as to why Mel Gibson didn't return, and also giving some tidbits on the filming process, hit the jump to read more..

    

“I have a great affection for Mel. I was really heartbroken to see him go into that,” Miller pertaining to Gibson and his vague personal issues.

He then went on to praise Gibson, “But it’s a new time. I hope Mel gets to act in more movies because I think he’s a wonderful actor. But I think he’s an amazingly good director.”


"You’re picking up the characters and the backstory as you go." Miller keying in on keeping the franchise going.

Leading up to his closing thoughts, going into casting a younger Max played by Tom Hardy.
 “And in order to create that back-story, we found ourselves having written two other screenplays. One of them is completed. The other one is in the form of a kind of unedited novel. So by the time we got there, we realized we’ve got a couple more Mad Max stories to tell, and that … required us to cast someone who was younger.”

Mad Max: Fury Road  
hits theaters on May 15, 2015!
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Filed Under "Sci-Fi" 8/13/2014 Source: Australian Times
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