George Miller Officially Done Making Mad Max Movies


Last year’s sequel/reboot Mad Max: Fury Road was a special film right off the bat, as franchise creator George Miller was the man at the helm. And the first Mad Max film in 30 years far exceeded hopes and expectations, as Miller proved that he’s both back and better than ever.

But contrary to recent reports, Miller isn’t too keen on directing future Mad Max sequels. In fact, in a new interview with Page Six, the Australian filmmaker unequivocally stated that he’s wiping his hands of the franchise.

I won’t make more Mad Max movies,” said Miller. “Fury Road with Charlize Theron, Zoë 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,” he continued. “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.”

Of course, this doesn’t mean we’ll never see Max on the big screen again, but rather that it’s unlikely Miller will be in the director’s chair. And though that’s a bummer to hear, it’s hard to be upset about Miller going out on such a high note. It would be almost impossible to top Fury Road anyway.

Let’s all be thankful we got one more out of him. Don’t be greedy!

Mad Max Fury Road (2015)



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