George Miller seems to think that the next installment in the Mad Max series will be a 3D anime-style film. From MTV Movies:
“We’ll probably go a different route,” Miller told MTV News about
the potential talent voicing the lead role. The plot would be partly
lifted from the script of the fourth “Max” film, which was set to shoot
in 2003 until financing collapsed in the wake of the Iraq War.
Now Miller is resurrecting the idea as an R-rated, stereoscopic
anime flick for theatrical release. It’s a curious undertaking, to be
sure, but one made all the more certain to happen after the runaway
success in 2006 of his computer-animated “Happy Feet”—not that the
newest, ever-violent “Max” film will have much in common with that
kid-friendly penguin party.
“I see myself as someone who is very curious about storytelling and
all its various media,” Miller said. “I’ve always loved anime, in
particular the Japanese sensibility. It’s something I’ve always wanted
Mel Gibson is getting a bit old, so maybe it's not such a bad idea. Thoughts?