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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Legacy Trailer Takes Us Back to the Beginning

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by Jacob Hall 3 days ago
It may not have a number in its title, but Mad Max: Fury Road is the fourth film in a series stretching back to 1979. And while original star Mel Gibson has been replaced by Tom Hardy, director George Miller is present and accounted for, still wrecking cars in the post-apocalypse for your amusement. The newest trailer for the Fury Road, labeled the “legacy trailer,” uses footage from the past films build up to the newest entry to remind potential viewers this isn’t just another action franchise. This is Mad freaking Max.

15 Fast and Furious Facts About the 'Mad Max' Trilogy

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by ScreenCrush Staff December 29, 2014 @ 9:05 AM
It’s been almost 30 years since the last ‘Mad Max’ movie hit theaters in 1985. That's a long time since ‘Thunderdome’ but with ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, the franchise is making a major comeback (albeit with a different Max Rockatansky). Need to catch up on your ‘Mad Max’ knowledge? You can get a primer on all things ‘Mad Max’ in the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which focuses on George Miller’s dystopian trilogy. It’s time to remember The Road Warrior. The man we called “Max”…

Mel Gibson Might Direct Andrew Garfield in WWII Drama ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

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by Britt Hayes November 20, 2014 @ 6:31 PM
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It's been several years since Mel Gibson has directed a film, and although he recently appeared in 'The Expendables 3,' he's been mostly under the radar for a while now. But that might change as Gibson is in talks to take on his first directing project in eight years: the WWII drama 'Hacksaw Ridge,' which could potentially star Andrew Garfield, who currently has some time on his hands as the fate of 'The Amazing Spider-Man' franchise is somewhat uncertain.

Watch Harrison Ford Tell Sylvester Stallone to "Shut the F--k Up" in This 'Expendables 3' Gag Reel

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by Jacob Hall November 18, 2014 @ 4:54 PM
If the final box office haul of ‘The Expendables 3’ is anything to go by, you probably didn’t see the third film in Sylvester Stallone‘s “old guys blow stuff up for two hours” series. However, that won’t stop you from enjoying a new gag reel from the film, which is noteworthy because it features some of the biggest names in modern Hollywood goofing off, exchanging terrible jokes, and generally acting like children. Yes siree, this is a masterpiece among gag reels.

Logan Lerman on 'Fury' and How Mel Gibson Jumpstarted His Career

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by Mike Ryan October 16, 2014 @ 10:58 AM
Sony
Logan Lerman discusses filming ‘Fury,’ a challenge for obvious reasons when you’re working day in and day out with a giant deadly weapon – ‘Fury’ follows the lives of a World War II tank crew; Lerman plays the “new kid,” Norman – but won’t discuss the hazing he endured because he doesn’t want anyone to look bad. (OK, that’s pretty good media training.) Lerman also discusses his first two roles, ‘The Patriot’ and ‘What Women Want,’ and how Mel Gibson, of all people, really jumpstarted his career.

Robert Downey, Jr. Agrees to Star in 'Iron Man 4' (On One Condition...)

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by Mike Sampson October 3, 2014 @ 4:05 PM
Marvel
First, the good news: Robert Downey, Jr. has agreed to star in 'Iron Man 4' for Marvel! Considering everything he has been saying over the past year or so - essentially that he can't imagine an 'Iron Man 4' ever happening - that's a major step in the right direction and a huge win for Marvel Studios. But...Downey's agreement has come with one rather large condition. That his old friend, and current member of the Hollywood blacklist, Mel Gibson be allowed to direct.

'The Expendables 3': Embarrassment Rankings

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by Nick Schager August 13, 2014 @ 9:42 AM
Lionsgate
While Stallone may be perfectly comfortable selling himself out, his accomplices on this latest jokey saga seem to have tackled their ludicrous material with varying degrees of seriousness – and as this ranked rundown details, also with varying degrees of embarrassment. Ahead, of the established stars, we rank from least to most who we feel the most embarrassed for that he (all hes!) is in 'The Expendables 3.'

Final 'Expendables 3' Trailer: Things Are Getting Explosive

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by Jacob Hall August 1, 2014 @ 12:01 PM
Lionsgate
If you're looking for any kind of plot details in the final 'Expendables 3' trailer, you're probably going to be left wanting. This short-but-sweet preview is all about things that go boom, whether they be cars, buildings, boats or people. However, if your idea of a good trailer involves Harrison Ford laughing maniacally while firing missiles from his helicopter, you're probably in for a treat.

'The Expendables 3' Trailer: It's Time for One Last Ride

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by Nick Romano June 17, 2014 @ 9:05 AM
Lionsgate
Our new look at the return of Sly and his daredevil crew is finally here in the new 'Expendables 3' trailer, now months after we got our first look at all the returning and new cast members. We've got the likes of Stallone, Statham, Snipes, Schwarzenegger, that wise-cracking Harrison Ford, and a whole bunch of younger newbies ready to take down Mel Gibson. It's sure to be one heck of a ride.

Mel Gibson as Wolverine? 'X-Men' Concept Art Reveals the Casting That Almost Was

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by Jacob Hall May 9, 2014 @ 10:38 AM
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Hugh Jackman has been playing Wolverine in the 'X-Men' movies for so long that it's hard to imagine anyone else in the role at this point. Heck, it's hard to believe that he wasn't even the first choice for the role and only nabbed it after Dougray Scott had to pull out at the last second. But before they ultimately cast a (at the time) relatively unknown Australian actor, the first 'X-Men' movie pursued one of the most famous Australian-born actors in Hollywood for the role.
Yep, Mel Gibson could have played Wolverine and concept art exists to prove it.