‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ has 2 finished sequel scripts already – CNET

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Fans haven’t seen the last of the Mad Max universe.

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Fans went mad for “Mad Max: Fury Road” back in 2015, and if director George Miller has his way, they’ll be mad for a long time to come.

In an interview with The Independent published on Wednesday, Miller talked about how he and co-writer Nico Lathouris have two completed scripts for further Mad Max stories.

“We dug down deep into the subtext, the backstory of all the characters, and indeed the world… and without really thinking about it, we wrote two other screenplays just as part of the bible of the stories,” Miller said. “Somewhere, if the planets align, there will be two other films.”

The first film is currently titled “Mad Max: The Wasteland,” and star Tom Hardy is committed to return, the Independent reports.

And another familiar character will be the Doof Warrior (played by Australian musician iOTA), the blind musician with the flamethrower guitar from “Fury Road.” “I know who his mother was,” Miller said. “I know how it was that a man who is mute and blind survived the apocalypse. I know his story very well! If we get to make another movie, the Doof Warrior will be there!”‘

Although Miller said in the interview he’ll make another movie before returning to Mad Max, the enthusiasm for the characters and setting is obvious.

“These characters and these worlds tend to swirl around in the back of your brain like imaginary friends,” he said. “It’s easy to go back to them.”

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