In top spirits, Miller told Urban Cinefile he was pleased with this final draft and
casting was "in process" but wouldn’t be drawn on details.
"Unfortunately," he said, "we won’t be able to shoot in Australia,
although I’d dearly love to. We need some real big stretches of desert where the cars
don’t get bogged; those deserts in South Australia would do but it’s not
practical for the cars. So we’ll have to shoot elsewhere."