Best Picture , Mad Max: Fury Road - Atmosphere at the 88th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement at AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater. at Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Academy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 14th January 2016
It's the second incident in a U.S. movie theater in the space of three weeks.
A man who was shot dead by police after terrorising movie-goers at a theatrical screening of Mad Max: Fury Road in Nashville, Tennessee yesterday has been identified as Vincente Montano.
He was killed by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department’s SWAT team on Wednesday afternoon (August 5th) at the Carmike Hickory 8 Theater in Antioch in the southeast of the city, after unleashing pepper spray inside the auditorium and attacked a family with a hatchet, injuring one man. In the middle of the day, there were just seven other patrons inside at the time.
This incident occurred during a screening of 'Mad Max: Fury Road'
Tom Hardy has proved his acting talent time and time again, but filming 'Mad Max: Fury Road' was a special challenge for him. Not just because of the desert, but because of the large shoes of Mel Gibson that he had to fill.
Tom Hardy has made a name for himself with films like 'Inception', 'The Dark Knight Rises', 'Warrior' and 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy', but nothing quite prepared him for the full-on challenge of taking over as Mad Max.
Tom Hardy took over from Mel Gibson in the Mad Max role
"When I got over the initial jubilation and excitement of being offered the role, I suddenly realised that Mad Max is synonymous with Mel Gibson," Hardy says. "That was a little bit daunting, and possibly people were going to dislike the change. So I thought the right thing to do was go and meet Mel Gibson, because he's part of the Mad Max family. It's like I'm the new wife who has to go and meet the old wife."
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'Mad Max: Fury Road' is out this week, and its star Theron used a promotional interview to praise the film for its unusual attitude towards its female characters.
Charlize Theron has spoken out about what she believes is the tendency of sci-fi movies to misrepresent female characters. She is currently one of the stars of Mad Max: Fury Road and claims that the film is an anomaly in that it does contain strong female lead characters.
The 39 year old actress, who portrays Imperator Furiosa in George Miller’s re-boot of his own original imagining of a post-apocalypse Australia, was speaking on ‘Live! With Kelly and Michael’ on Monday, and she vented her frustration at the typical depiction of women in science fiction films.
Charlize Theron spoke out about the depiction of women in sci-fi movies
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As if filling the shoes of another actor in his most iconic character wasn't enough, Tom Hardy had to do that while also in the desert and saying fewer than twenty lines.
One of the most versatile actors in cinema at the moment, Tom Hardy has peppered his career with blockbusters like 'The Dark Knight Rises', indie dramas like 'Locke' and the gritty thrillers such as 'The Drop'. Now he blasts onto the screen as Mad Max in 'Fury Road', filling the shoes of Mel Gibson's most iconic role.
Tom Hardy in 'Mad Max: Fury Road'
"In all honesty, it would be ridiculous to pick up where Mel left off," Hardy laughs. "He is Mad Max. I have to bring something entirely different and new to the stage."
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Abbey Lee - A host of stars were photographed as they arrived for the premiere of the new action movie 'Mad Max: Fury Road' which was held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States - Friday 8th May 2015
Mel Gibson could have potentially returned for Mad Max: Fury Road.
George Miller, director of Mad Max: Fury Road, says he is "heartbroken" over the personal plight of Mel Gibson - the star of the original 1979 movie and its subsquent sequels. Miller picked Tom Hardy to lead the fourth film of the post-apocalyptic action franchise though has sympathy for Gibson, whom he describes as a "wonderful actor."
Tom Hardy replaced Mel Gibson as Mad Max
"I have a great affection for Mel. I was really heartbroken to see him go into that," Miller said in a recent interview.
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Charlize Theron is desperate for her hair to grow back after shaving her head for her role in new movie 'Mad Max: Fury Road'.
Charlize Theron is desperate for her hair to grow back.
The actress shaved off her famed blonde locks for her role in new movie 'Mad Max: Fury Road', but while she was happy to do it for the film, she isn't comfortable with her New Look and can't wait to get rid of her skinhead.
A source told National Enquirer magazine: ''She is not going out in public as much because of her hair. She's growing it out as soon as possible.''
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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is set to star as one of the five wives in 'Max Max: Fury Road' alongside Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is set to star in 'Max Max: Fury Road'.
The model-and-actress - who made her big screen debut in 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' last year - will play one of the five wives in the action movie with Zoe Kravitz, Riley Keogh and Adelaide Clemens also in the quintet, but the fifth wife is yet to be cast.
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Charlize Theron has shaved off her hair for her role as Furiosa in 'Mad Max 4: Fury Road'.
Charlize Theron has shaved her hair into a short crop.
The 36-year-old actress was photographed sporting the new style while carrying son Jackson, six months, in Beverly Hills on Monday (11.06.12).
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The Oscar winner showed off her new buzz cut in Hollywood on Monday (11Jun12).
She'll portray Furiosa in Mad Max 4: Fury Road, which is set to start shooting this summer (12) after a two-year delay.
Theron has been attached to the project since 2009 - and she can't wait to team up with Tom Hardy on the set: "It's been three years. It's time to skin this cat already!"
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Charlize Theron's new film role in 'Mad Max: Road Fury' scares her ''sh**less''.
Charlize Theron's new film role scares her ''s**tless''.
The Oscar-winning actress, who is due to star in George Miller's remake of 'Mad Max' opposite Tom Hardy, can't wait to start filming the much-anticipated project, despite being terrified at the prospect.
The 36-year-old beauty told Collider.com: ''I feel like the original 'Mad Max' created such a vivid world, that to go back and re-imagine it and kind of replay in that sandbox sounds like fun to me.
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