Red carpet : “Mad Max: Fury Road” Hollywood premiere.

Mel Gibson made a surprise appearance on Thursday night at the “Mad Max: Fury Road” Hollywood premiere.

Mel – who played the title character in the original “Mad Max” (1979), as well as the sequel “The Road Warrior” (1981) and “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” (1985) – hit the red carpet to pose with current “Mad Max” star Tom Hardy and director George Miller – who helmed the original film, as well as the new reboot.

Tom Hardy wearing a navy two-button suit from Alexander McQueen, Hardy finished his classic look with a sharp trench coat.

Nicholas Hoult attends the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Mad Max: Fury Road” at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California in Alexander McQueen.

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Charlize Theron and Sean Penn attend Mad Max Fury Road Premiere

“Mad Max: Fury Road” – also featuring Charlize Theron , Nicholas Hoult, Nathan Jones, Zoe Kravitz, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Riley Keough — storms into theaters May 15, 2015.