HOT 4K NEWS
GEORGE MILLER’S four-film “Mad Max Anthology” will be available on 4K Ultra HD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on November 2.
Created by Australian filmmaker George Miller and Byron Kennedy, Miller directed or co-directed all four films. Mel Gibson starred as Max Rockatansky in the first three films and Tom Hardy took over the lead role in the fourth film.
“Mad Max The Road Warrior” (1981) and “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” (1985) will make their first appearance on 4K and will be sold separately.
“Mad Max” (1979) was directed by Miller from a screenplay by Miller & James McCausland and a story by Miller and Byron Kennedy. The film was produced by Kennedy and stars Mel Gibson as Max Rockatansky, Joanne Samuel as Jesse Rockatansky, and Hugh Leays-Byrne as the Toecutter.
“Mad Max The Road Warrior” (1981) was directed by Miller and written by Miller, Terry Hayes & Brian Hannant. It was produced by Kennedy and stars Gibson as Max, Bruce Spence as the Gyro Captain, Mike Preston as Pappagallo, Max Phipps as Toadie, Vernon Wells as Wez, Emil Minty as the Feral Kid, and Kjell Nilsson as The Hummungus.
“Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” (1985) was co-directed by Miller and George Ogilvie and written by Miller and Terry Hayes. It was produced by Miller and stars Gibson as Max, Tina Turner as Auntie Entity, Bruce Spence as Jedediah, and Angelo Rossitto as Master.
“Mad Max Fury Road” (2015) won six Academy Awards and was directed by Miller and written by Miller, Brendan McCarthy & Nico Lathouris. The film stars Tom Hardy as Max Rockatansky, Charlize Theron as Imperator Furiosa, Nicholas Hoult as Nux, Hugh Keays-Byrne as Immortan Joe, Rose Huntington-Whitely as The Splendid Angharad, Riley Keough as Capable, Zoe Kravitz as Toast the Knowing, and Abbey Lee as The Dag.
Mad Max The Road Warrior
Introduction by Leonard Maltin
Commentary by Director George Miller and Cinematographer Dean Semler
Road War: The Making of Road Warrior
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
Video - “Mad Max The Road Warrior” and “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” will feature new 4K scans of the original camera negatives and mastered 4K from the folks at Motion Picture Imaging (MPI). Standard HDR10 grading, and at this point no information if Dolby Vision or HDR10+ will be provided.
Audio - “Mad Max The Road Warrior,” “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” and “Mad Max Fury Road” will feature eight-channel Dolby Atmos.