(CBR) Entertainment Weekly delivers the first look at Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron together in "Mad Max: Fury Road" on the cover of the new issue, out Friday.

Director George Miller’s somewhat-delayed return to the franchise he launched in 1979 stars Hardy as Max Rockatansky, a road warrior struggling to survive in a post-apocalyptic landscape, and Theron as a commander named Imperator Furiosa.

“I wanted to tell a linear story — a chase that starts as the movie begins and continues for 110 minutes,” Miller tells the magazine.

Mad Max Fury Road stars Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron on the cover of Entertainment Weekly

Arriving May 15, 2015, the Warner Bros. film also stars Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Nicholas Hoult and Zoe Kravitz.

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