Tom Hardy says he’s attached to three more Mad Max films, providing Fury Road does well at the box office when it hits theaters May 15.
The 37-year-old Brit told Esquire Magazine that the film’s director George Miller has already laid the groundwork for how he wants to develop the story.
“In order to tell this story, we came up with two others. We’ve written the screenplay of one and the novelization of another, but it’s a very rough novel,” Miller said in an interview last year.
Warner Bros. released the truly insane new trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road last Sunday. Set in a dusty post-apocalyptic world, Max (Hardy) and Furiosa (Charlize Theron) must race across the desert to an escape an evil warlord.
“I’ve never been more excited and out of my comfort zone,” Hardy told Esquire, adding that he thinks the film is “[expletive] unbelievable.”
Even filming the movie, which was shot on the edge of the Namib Desert in Namibia, wasn’t without difficulties.
“Just getting things to and from the set was a nightmare,” says Hardy. “We’d lose half a vehicle in sand and have to dig it out. It was just this unit in the middle of x-million square-kilometres of desert, and then this group of lunatics in leathers, like a really weird S&M party, or a Hell’s Angels convention. It was like Cirque du Soleil meets [expletive] Slipknot.”