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George Miller’s ‘Three Thousand Years Of Longing’ Underway In Australia; Oscar-Winning DoP John Seale Among ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Team Re-Uniting On Movie

George Miller’s ‘Three Thousand Years Of Longing’ Underway In Australia; Oscar-Winning DoP John Seale Among ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Team Re-Uniting On Movie

Exclusive: More than two years after it was announced and after a couple of delays, George Miller’s anticipated fantasy-romance-drama Three Thousand Years Of Longing is now underway in Australia, we can reveal.

The Sydney-based production, which is observing numerous on-set Covid safety protocols, is in fact 20 days into its 62-day shoot. The team will break up over Christmas and reconvene early next year before wrapping in the early spring for a planned September 2021 delivery.

Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba are starring in Miller’s latest, whose plot details are being kept under wraps. The visionary filmmaker previously described the project to us as an “anti-Mad Max” with plenty of interiors and dialogue but also punctuated with action scenes.

The estimated $60M budget is an indication that this is far from your average two-hander, however. Producer Doug Mitchell, Miller’s long-time producing partner, described the Sydney sets to us today

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