George Miller’s “Mad Max Fury Road” may be one of the most acclaimed blockbusters of the decade, but there’s no question that the production was an exhausting, very long and slightly troubled one.
Shot out in the remote deserts of Namibia over at least half a year, it was a huge and incredibly difficult to mount production. On top of that, Miller’s style is one where his vision isn’t something that’s fully clear until the final product is assembled and so actors can feel like cogs in the machine at times.
Actress Zoe Kravitz stopped by “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” recently and spoke about one of the most talked about elements – the feud between stars Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy. Kravitz attributes some of that friction to the working conditions on the set:
“Yeah…They didn’t get along. We were also in the desert for so long. I think everyone was tired and confused and homesick and we saw nothing but sand for six months. It’s just, you go crazy, you do. I actually don’t know if it was one issue. I just think they weren’t vibing.”
Hardy previously conceded he was a ‘d-ck’ during production and apologised to Miller at Cannes for being ‘frustrated’ during the film’s making. Theron at one point said: “From what I hear, he’s not like that on every movie – I hear he’s had good experiences.”