Mad Max: Fury Road to hit cinemas in 2015

Tom Hardy in Mad Max: Fury RoadWarner Bros. Pictures has announced that Mad Max: Fury Road is to join the 2015 blockbuster line-up, arriving in cinemas on May 15th, 2015, almost three years after director George Miller began shooting the latest instalment in the post-apocalyptic action franchise and thirty years after the release of the last movie, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.

Mad Max: Fury Road sees Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises) taking over the role of Max Rockatansky from Mel Gibson, while the supporting cast includes Charlize Theron (Prometheus), Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Hugh Keays-Byrne (Mad Max), Nathan Jones (Conan the Barbarian), Zoë Kravitz (X-Men: First Class), Riley Keough (Magic Mike), Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (Transformers: Dark of the Moon), Josh Helman (Jack Reacher), Jennifer Hagan (Jack) and newcomers Abbey Lee Kershaw and Courtney Eaton. Here’s the official synopsis…

Mad Max is caught up with a group of people fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by the Imperator Furiosa. This movie is an account of the Road War which follows. It is based on the Word Burgers of the History Men and eyewitness accounts of those who survived.

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