17/06/2004. Contributed by Jessica Martin
'Terrorism' worries kill Mel Gibson's 'Mad Max: Fury Road'.
Looks like a combination of terrorism worries and logistical issues have finally taken 'Mad Max: Fury Road' off the highway for good.
Despite having already spent a fairly large amount of the folding green stuff on the production which was due to start shooting in Namibia's Kalahari desert last July, the movie has been cancelled ... and the word on the street is that this will be for good.
There's been some scepticism expressed by MM fans about the terrorism thing, as Namibia is one of the safer countries in Africa (and largely Christian to boot).
Another question they've been asking of the film's Director, George Miller, is that if Africa is out of the question, why not just return to the Australian outback which did just fine for location shoots for the previous Mad Max films?
Hmmm. Is that fish we smell?
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