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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Mad Max: Fury Road

The newest film in the series
-After a nuclear apocalypse ravages the Australian Outback, two people must work together to restore order in a world ravaged by barbarians and other gangs

-Tom Hardy: Mad Max
-Charlize Theron: Furiosa
-Nicholas Hoult: Nux
-Hugh Keays-Byrne: Immortan Joe
-John Helman: Slit
-Nathan Jones: Rictus Erectus
-Zoe Kravitz: Toast the Knowing
-Rose Huntingon-Whitley: The Splendid Angharad
-Riley Keough: Capable
-Abbey Lee: The Dag
-Courtney Eaton: Cheedo the Fragile
-John Howard: The People Eater
-Richard Carter: The Bullet Farmer
-Angus Sampson: The Organic Mechanic
Did You Know?
-Megan Gale, who plays the Valkyrie, became pregnant during production and had to leave, so director George Miller decided to kill her character off
-Near the end, Tom Hardy, who plays Max, displays some facial twitches, squints, eyebrow raises. This is a nod of respect to Mel Gibson, who usually does this to give a crazed look
-The character Immortan Joe only allows his eyes to be seen. No other part of his face is visible due to him wearing a full breathing mask
-Valhalla is the Norse version of heaven. The Valkyries lead the men who die in battle to a beautiful hall, overruled by the Norse god Odin
-Courtney Eaton was in her mid-teens when she was offered a role in the movie. She took on the role of the baby sister
-According to actress Rosie Huntington-Whitley, whenever one of the Wives' clothes would slip, revealing skin, Tom Hardy would do a cartoonish eye-pop to let them know of the incident to be
-Tom Hardy got his nose accidentally broken by Charlize Theron when she elbowed him by mistake
-Charlize Theron shaved her head for the role and had to wear a wig for A Million Ways to Die in the West
-Mel Gibson and Tom Hardy had lunch discussing what it would take to play this role. Mel gave him his blessing
-Quentin Kenihan, who plays Corpus Colossus, is actually disabled in real life. He suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta, which is a bone condition that causes bones to weaken significantly and break easily. The only things done to him were makeup.
-Near the end credits there is a dedication to a person named Lance Allen Moore II, May 24, 1987 - March 10, 2015. He was a fan who died in a motorcycle accident near Silverton, New South Wales, Australia, where Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior was filmed
-The bracelet Mad Max wears actually belongs to Tom Hardy
-John Iles, who played the War Boy The Ace, is a former British SAS soldier who headed the security team on set to ensure safety for all
-Despite the fact that the character Mad Max is Australian, no Australian actor has ever yet played him. Mel Gibson was born in in the US and raised in Australia while Tom Hardy is was born in England
-In the original film script, the character Valkyrie is shown in a cage and nude. Then it was revised to her wearing underwear to prevent higher ratings in other countries

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