Mad Max was perhaps the most anticipated films of last year and when it released, the real product truly paid off all the anticipation. It was gritty and had an infectious energy that most films of the 21st century will fail to match. Here are 10 things about Mad Max: Fury Road, you did not know.
#1: Mad Max: Fury Road was shot in Sequence.
#2: Margaret Sixel had roughly 470 hours of footage to edit; watching it took three months.
#3: Over 80% of the effects seen in the film are real practical effects, stunts, make-up and sets.
#4: The jacket worn by Tom Hardy is exactly the same worn by Mel Gibson in the original trilogy.
#5: Charlize Theron accidentally elbowed Tom Hardy and broken his nose during filming.
#6: The older actresses playing the Vuvalini did their own stunts.
#7: Tom Hardy had lunch with Mel Gibson to discuss him taking over the iconic role of Max Rockatansky.
#8: John Seale came out of retirement to head the film’s cinematography.