Mad Max sequel delayed till 2012

Work on George Miller’s Mad Max sequel has halted for a second time.

According to reports, key crew members on the action movie have been told not to return to the project until August or November next year as filming is now being targeted for a February 2012 start.

Titled Fury Road, the film sees Inception’s Tom Hardy step into Mel Gibson’s role as Max Rockatansky.

Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult and Riley Keough join Hardy for the project.