The post apocalytic future of the Mad Max movies had it all; Tina Turner, Mel Gibson, big weapons, bigger cars, lost tribes, and even a sadistic little dwarf. Now after tearing up the streets in the Italian Job, Variety reports actress Charlize Theron has signed up to hit the gas again, as star of the upcoming Mad Max: Fury Road from original producer-director George Miller.
Charlize, one of the worlds most beautiful and talented actresses, with a truckload of awards in the boot - including an Oscar for her role in Monster - adds allot of horsepower to the film. The only other signing at this point is actor Tom Hardy, whose experience in Black Hawk Down also makes him a great fit for the cult franchise.
With over 24 years on the dial since the first three Mad Max films launched the careers of both Miller, and Mel Gibson, all lips are sealed on if the Braveheart star will return for a fourth instalment. While security concerns over trying to film in Namibia previously stalled the project, pre-production has been given the starters orders, and filming starts next August in Australia.