Mad Max: Fury Road, was a critical and box office hit. It created a near mythical character in the form of Charlize Theron’s Furiosa nearly overnight, and it was so acclaimed by critics that it was nominated for Best Drama at the recent Golden Globe Awards.
But, for those who have been hoping that Fury Road’s success would lead to another film by George Miller, it appears that won’t happen. As Miller himself took to Page Six and revealed that he is done with Mad Max.
“I won’t make more ‘Mad Max’ movies,” Miller told Page Six. “’Fury Road’ with Charlize Theron, Zoe Kravitz, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Riley Keough was forever getting completed. If you finish one in a year, it’s considered a leap of faith. Start, stop, start again.”
“I’ve shot in Australia in a field of wild flowers and flat red earth when it rained heavily forever. We had to wait 18 months and every return to the US was 27 hours. Those ‘Mad Maxes’ take forever. I won’t do those anymore.”
This will no doubt be a crushing blow to many, as numerous fans were hoping to see another Mad Max film directed by Miller, especially with how well Fury Road did. But, this doesn’t mean Mad Max is done, it just means that Miller won’t personally be making it.