She said she observed both actors having moments of anger, but that it was Hardy who really took it out on George the most, and that was a bummer to see. Zoe Kravitz, however, said seeing Hardy clash with the director was a “bummer”. I think in hindsight, I was in over my head in many ways. In some ways, you also can’t blame him, because a lot was being asked of these actors and there were a lot of unanswered questions,” she added. And I think because of my own fear, we were putting up walls to protect ourselves instead of saying to each other, This is scary for you, and it’s scary for me, too. Theron told the newspaper that they were functioning like their characters in the post-apocalyptic thriller where everything was about survival. Hardy had famously apologised to the director during a press conference at Cannes where the film premiered to glowing reviews in 2015. “In retrospect, I didn’t have enough empathy to really, truly understand what he must have felt like to step into Mel Gibson’s shoes. That’s something that can’t be faked. What she needed was a better, perhaps more experienced, partner in me. “I was incredibly scared, because I’d never done anything like it. You wouldn’t even know the half of it, let me tell you. The actor said the entire production was driven by fear. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. I’d like to think that now that I’m older and uglier, I could rise to that occasion,” he said. You should have seen him by the end of the shoot, he was so thin.”
Miller, who pulled the movie out from a development hell of over a decade while dealing with the challenges of shooting the film in a rough terrain without the help of a green screen while also dealing with the studio politics, admitted that he should have probably given more attention to the process of the actors. Like actors, the production and the tension on the set took a toll on Miller. That is frightening! 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy have opened up about their fight while shooting action classic Mad Max: Fury Road, which they say was partly fuelled by the challenging production in Namibian desert and their inability to understand director George Miller’s vision. Fury Road editor Margaret Sixel, who is also Miller’s wife, said, “I was worried about George. Hardy told The Times that he agreed with Theron and the pressure on both of them was “overwhelming at times. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, who starred in Fury Road as one of Immortan Joe’s wives, said Theron and Hardy’s personalities clashed on set because they have completely different approaches to their craft. By: PTI | Los Angeles |
Published: May 13, 2020 6:44:26 pm
Charlize Theron said that they were functioning like their characters in the post-apocalyptic thriller where everything was about survival. The pressure on both of us was overwhelming at times. I think the hardest thing between me and George is that he had the movie in his head and I was so desperate to understand it, she added. Let’s be nice to each other.’ In a weird way, we were functioning like our characters: Everything was about survival,” she said. In The New York Times’ oral history of the 2015 movie, the cast and crew revealed details about what went on behind-the-scenes of the movie.