Blood, Sweat & Chrome: The Wild and True Story of Mad Max: Fury Road
Author: Buchanan, Kyle
Publication Date: 02/22/2022
It won six Oscars and has been hailed as the greates action film ever, but it is a miracle Mad Max: Fury Road ever made it to the screen...or that anybody suvived the production. The story of this modern classic spanned nearly two decades of wild obstacles as visionary director George Miller tried to mount of the most difficult shoots in Hollywood history. Production stalled several times, stars Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron clashed repeatedly in the brutal Namib Desert, and Miller's crew engineered death-defying action scenes that were among the most dangerous ever committed to film. Even accomplished Hollywood figures are flummoxed by the achievement: As the director Steven Soderbergh has said, "I don't understand how they're not still shooting that film, and I don't understand how hundreds of people aren't dead.