George Miller Clarifies, Says He Will Return to Mad Max’s World of Fire and Blood

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George Miller may ride eternal, shiny and chrome, after all. After hinting that he wanted to throw in the oil-soaked towel when it came to any future Mad Max sequels, the director now says he might take a trip to Valhalla after all. "I've shot in Australia in a field of wild flowers and flat red earth when it rained heavily forever," Miller told "Page Six," while describing how draining Fury Road was for him. (Miller also described how difficult the film was to shoot on Vulture's very own The Awards Show Show.) Said the director, "We had to wait 18 months and every return to the U.S. was 27 hours. Those Mad Maxes take forever. I won’t do those anymore." Following a massive fan outcry, Miller on Thursday clarified his remarks in a post-Oscars interview with EW. "All I said was [a sequel] won’t be the film I do next," he explained. "I'd like to do something smaller, quick — before I go back to the wasteland." Oh, what a day. What a lovely day.

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