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He may have gone "Beyond Thunderdome," but Mad Max has gone way beyond his scheduled return to big screen post-apocalyptic ass-kicking, with a 27-year gap between the Tina Turner-tastic previous film and his latest assless chaps odyssey.
Now Max is done with his pit stop and back on the "Fury Road," at least according to The Daily Telegraph (via The Playlist) who claim that the blockbuster will begin shooting in Namibia this month and is taking supermodel Abbey Lee Kershaw along for the ride.
A native of Melbourne, Australia, home of the original trilogy and director George Miller, Kershaw's gap-toothed, piercing princess look is perfect for wandering the wastelands as "part of a convoy known as the 'Five Wives' being pursued by the bad guys." The role was originally intended for Theresa Palmer, who had to back out when the shoot for the first in a planned trilogy got indefinitely delayed last year. Get More »
Considering how badly "Happy Feet Two" has tanked at the box office so far, having earned just $44 million compared to a $135 million budget, you might forgive director George Miller for feeling like the film was his own personal apocalypse.
But according indieWire, Miller has already moved on to the post-apocalyptic stage -- the post-apocalyptic world of "Mad Max," that is.
After nearly a full decade of development, the "Mad Max" reboot "Fury Road" is back on track and Miller is so stoked about it that he's already talking trilogy. Guess the apocalypse isn't quite so bad as we thought after all. Get More »
Look, this is a family friendly site, so we can't really talk about the days when Robin Williams used to do freakishly manic, sweaty-faced stand-up. Let's just say this new trailer for "Happy Feet Two" kinda channels that vibe into a floofy, anerable cartoon for the whole fam. In 3-D, no less.
This trailer, which premiered on Yahoo! Movies, has everything: Williams speaking in a funny accent while being pushed off an iceberg to music from "Pulp Fiction;" a cranky elephant seal with a fancy British accent; a mouthy little penguin that starts rapping with his crew; cute girly penguins dancing and threatening to "Bring Fluffy Back."
On top of all that, Mumble is a disappointed dad who wants his son Erik to dance, but Erik wants to fly, even though penguins can't fly. But he sees this other penguin named Sven fly and, of course, that confuses matters further. Get More »
With more than 130 signature (i.e. crazy) vehicles built and some minor sequences already shot, things were looking good for the planned 2011 shoot of the long-awaited "Mad Max: Fury Road" until it became "Mad Max: Wet & Soggy Road" with the arrival of rain in the Broken Hill Region of New South Wales, Australia.
The serious rainstorms turned the production's specially chosen barren wasteland into a Garden of Eden bursting with flowers –not exactly an appropriate setting for leather-clad S&M motorcycle mutants who murder for gasoline. Get More »