"Mad Max: Fury Road" trailer debuts at Comic-Con

Tom Hardy stars in the new action flick, "Mad Max: Fury Road." Warner Bros.

The Road Warrior is returning after three decades.

The first trailer for the upcoming "Mad Max: Fury Road" made its debut at Comic-Con this weekend.

A message from the filmmakers announcing the arrival of the video teaser, as well as several new posters, was posted Saturday to the film's official Facebook page:

The new trailer was presented at Comic-Con by the film's director, George Miller, who was also behind the previous three installments in the "Mad Max" franchise, all of which starred Mel Gibson in the title role.

This time around, Gibson will be replaced as the post-apocalyptic Australian Outback vigilante Max Rockatansky by "The Dark Knight Rises" star Tom Hardy. Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoe Kravitz and Riley Keough will also star.

The film will be the first installment released in the "Mad Max" franchise in 30 years, since 1985's "Beyond Thunderdome."

"Mad Max: Fury Road" will be released on May 15.

Tell us: What do you think of the trailer?

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