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  • Adam Brody wasn't disappointed about losing Flash role in George Miller's 'Justice League' until he saw 'Fury Road': 'In hindsight, it hurts more'

    Adam Brody talks about his experience on the superhero teamup that never was, George Miller's "Justice League Mortal," and his return to DC Comics in "Shazam!"

  • MVPs of Horror: How Jack Nicholson coached George Miller through his first Hollywood directing gig on 'Witches of Eastwick'

    George Miller was well established in the rough-and-rugged world of Ozploitation cinema thanks to his work on the cultishly adored Australian trilogy Mad Max (1979-85). “It was my first full Hollywood feature,” Miller told Yahoo Entertainment (watch above) about the horror-comedy about three women (Cher, Susan Sarandon, and Michelle Pfeiffer) who get into some hocus pocus after Jack Nicholson’s mysterious playboy arrives in their sleepy New England town. “Jack said to me, ‘Look, George, they mistake politeness for weakness.

  • Jay Baruchel wishes we all could've seen 'Justice League: Mortal': 'It was going to be special'

    Jay Baruchel, director of 'Goon: Last of the Enforcers,' gets excited reminiscing about director George Miller's coulda-been-great 'Justice League: Mortal'

  • Zoë Kravitz Breaks Down the Charlize Theron-Tom Hardy Feud on Set of 'Mad Max'

    On Watch What Happens Live, Zoe Kravitz broke down the rift between stars Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy on set of Mad Max: Fury Road.

  • George Miller on His Planned 'Mad Max' Sequels — and How the Doof Warrior Could Return

    Mad Max: Fury Road wasn’t just a triumphant return to post-apocalyptic action for director George Miller, who hadn’t concocted an installment in his sci-fi franchise since 1985’s Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome; it was one of 2015’s best films. Thus there’s considerable demand for more adventures featuring Tom Hardy’s grunting road warrior and Charlize Theron’s fierce Furiosa — and according to Miller, he’s still planning on delivering two more chapters in the revitalized series.

  • Tom Hardy on 'Mad Max': He's 'Ready' For More — Leaving All That Past Talk About the Difficult Film Shoot in the Dust?

    Actor tells The Wrap he's just waiting for the call, a sunnier feeling about a sequel than was suggested by some of the things he and co-star Charlize Theron have said before

  • George Miller on Why He Turned 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Black and White, Plus a First Look at the 'Black and Chrome Edition' (Exclusive)

    Let’s all agree that the visceral, white-knuckle ride of Mad Max: Fury Road was one of 2015’s cinematic highlights. But, as director George Miller tells it, we ain’t seen nothing yet.

  • George Miller's 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Gets the Black-and-White Treatment for Home Release

    After politicking from director George Miller — and breathless anticipation from fans of his 2015 adrenaline-jolt blockbuster — a black-and-white version of Mad Max: Fury Road will be coming to Blu-ray in time for Christmas. Dubbed the Black & Chrome Edition, the $30 set will include both the original theatrical presentation along with the new black-and-white version featuring a new introduction by Miller. Black & Chrome will also be available as part of a box set with the previous three Mad Max installments — Mad Max (1979), Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1982), and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) — as well as the feature-length documentary Madness of Max and Road War, a new behind-the-scenes account of the Road Warrior with interviews with Miller, star Mel Gibson, and screenwriter Terry Hayes.

  • Stunt Coordinators to Rally for Oscar Category Recognition

    Mad Max: Fury Road garnered 10 Oscar nominations this year, including one for best picture, but the stunt coordinators who made the movie’s action sequences possible aren’t feeling the love. The stunt community is not happy, and they’ll be rallying in front of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday afternoon in Beverly Hills. Protesters plan to deliver an online petition, signed by over 45,000 people, to Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs.

  • Why a Fourth 'Mad Max' Film With Mel Gibson Failed to Get Made…Twice

    George Miller not only delivered a new Mad Max movie over 30 years after the series’ last installment. It took Miller a grand total of 15 years to make Fury Road. The writer-director’s original intention was to film it with Mel Gibson, who starred in 1979’s Mad Max, 1981’s The Road Warrior, and 1983’s Beyond Thunderdome.

  • George Miller Named 2016 Cannes Jury President

    Australian director George Miller has been selected to head the jury at the upcoming 69th Cannes Film Festival, which will run from May 11-22, the festival announced today. Miller, who has been nominated for the Best Director Academy Award for his latest film, Mad Max: Fury Road, which is also a Best Picture nominee, was at Cannes last May when Fury Road screened as an official out-of-competition selection. “What an unmitigated delight!,” the 70-year-old director said of the invitation to head the Cannes jury in a statement.

  • 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Director George Miller on the Stunt He Thought They Couldn't Pull Off (But Did)

    At Tuesday night’s National Board of Review Gala, George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road was awarded Best Film honors — and probably would have been also named “Best Insane Non-Stop Explodo-rama” had there been such a category. ...

  • George Miller Spills Secrets From 4 Famous ‘Mad Max’ Stunts

    Given the difficulty in shooting car crashes, fiery explosions, and men rocketing through the air, there’s a story behind every stunt. We asked Miller to give us the lowdown on our favorite (and most insane) action pieces from each of the four Mad Max movies.