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Stunning New 'Mad Max' Trailer Is Full Of Car Chases And Explosions

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Today, Warner Bros. dropped a gorgeous new trailer for 2015's Mad Max: Fury Road. And for a fuel-depleted dystopia, there sure are a lot of car chases and explosions.

The film doesn't come out until May 15, but fans of the post-Apocalyptic franchise are already anticipating its release. Fury Road will be the fourth film in the series and stars Tom Hardy as title character, "Mad" Max Rockatansky. It's co-written and directed by George Miller—who, as a colleague pointed out, also directed Babe: Pig in the City, in addition to the original Mad Max films.

According to the description on the Warner Bros. YouTube channel, Fury Road has Max wandering the desert, dwelling over his troubled past, when he comes across a group of rebels led by Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron). Her group is running from a Citadel ruled by the tyrannical Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Bryne) "from whom something irreplaceable has been taken." Whatever it is, Joe's pretty mad about it, and so he's chasing after the rebels in the "high-octane Road War that follows."

Even as a fan of the original 1979 film, I almost want to say I don't even care how good the movie is if it looks this beautiful. The trailer, full of flipping vehicles and rich explosions, can be watched below.

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