George Miller’s highly-anticipated Mad Max: Fury Road is earning rave reviews (currently at 97% on Rotten Tomatoes) and a lot of buzz in advance of opening this Friday, and Warner Bros. Pictures has provided two new featurettes exploring the characters of Nux (Nicholas Hoult) as well as the coveted Five Wives, who fuel the film’s story engine. Check them out below along with a cool new poster in the gallery!
Co-written and directed by Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road stars Tom Hardy as “Mad” Max Rockatansky, the character played by Mel Gibson in Miller’s original three films (which also include The Road Warrior and Max Max Beyond Thunderdome).
Mad Max: Fury Road offers post-apocalyptic action set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life.
Within this world of fire and blood exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There’s Max (Hardy), a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos and Furiosa (Charlize Theron), a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.
Also starring Nicholas Hoult (Warm Bodies, X-Men: Days of Future Past), Hugh Keays-Byrne (Mad Max, Sleeping Beauty), Nathan Jones (Conan the Barbarian, Troy), Zoe Kravitz (Divergent, X-Men: First Class), Riley Keough (The Runaways, Magic Mike) and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (Transformers: Age of Extinction), Mad Max: Fury Road opens in 2D and 3D theaters on May 15.