It seems that one of this year's more critically-acclaimed actors might be set for an apocalyptic remake. Ain't It Cool News pointed us to a Modesto Bee story where actor Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) said he was vying for the lead in a remake of Mad Max.

I'm also fighting to do the new Mad Max film with George Miller. That might be next summer. I'm screen-testing and meeting George Miller.

We'll certainly keep you posted on any and all updates regarding a new Mad Max film and Renner's involvement with it.