When Mad Max: Fury Street hit theaters in Could 2015, it was a uncommon summer time film that was not solely a essential and business success, however sparked early awards season speak as effectively. Whereas we do know a sequel is coming, tentatively entitled Mad Max: The Wasteland, it would not appear to be coming anytime quickly, with director George Miller stating quite a few instances that he needs to make a smaller film first, earlier than diving again into the apocalyptic world of Mad Max. In the present day we’ve got phrase from star Tom Hardy that the sequel remains to be pending, however even he would not know when it might occur.
Collider caught up with Tom Hardy on the TCA Winter Tour, the place he was selling his new FX TV sequence Taboo, which premiered earlier this week on the cable community. The actor confirmed that he has signed on for 3 Mad Max motion pictures, though he is not certain this sequel remains to be known as Mad Max: The Wasteland, as beforehand reported. Here is what he needed to say in regards to the sequel, which he stated remains to be “pending.”
“Yeah, so far as I’ve signed to do three of them. It is a query of when. I am undecided it is known as The Wasteland or not ‘trigger you by no means know. These titles change on a regular basis. However, there’s positively one other Mad Max venture pending.”
We reported in October 2015 that George Miller is engaged on two sequels, though the following installment will not characteristic Charlize Theron‘s Furiosa character. He did, nonetheless, trace that there’s an interplay between Max and Furiosa in anther sequel, however he would not say far more at this level as a result of he is nonetheless engaged on the story. When pressed for extra particulars in regards to the story for Mad Max: The Wasteland, Hardy claimed he did not know something in regards to the story, however he is simply as keen as everybody else to search out out what this sequel will entail.
“I am anxiously ready to search out out. There’s mythology to do with Mad Max that spans copious quantities of tales. What’s fantastic about George Miller is that he is created sagas for Max and sagas for Furiosa, so it is what he chooses to focus in on. I am actually simply ready for the decision like, ‘All proper, let’s get the leathers on and get again on the market and do some extra.’ It is there. I am simply ready for it and looking out ahead to it. I really like working with George and the truth that his mythology is so deep. It is a pleasure to work with an artist and anyone who has the power to be a film maker, as effectively. It is the total package deal, is not it?”
A report surfaced in September that this Mad Max sequel has began pre-production in Australia, with filming reportedly beginning in some unspecified time in the future in 2017, though that was by no means confirmed by the studio or the filmmaker. Mad Max: Fury Street earned $154 million on the home field workplace and $378.eight million worldwide, from a $150 million funds. No particulars have been given in regards to the “smaller” venture George Miller needs to direct earlier than tackling Mad Max: The Wasteland, and despite the fact that it would not appear to be taking place within the close to future, it is going to most actually occur, in some unspecified time in the future.