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Published On: Tue, Jan 15th, 2013

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley talks ‘Mad Max Fury Road,’ the phone call to go to Africa and what’s next

The British model turned actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley will be going from “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” to “Mad Max: Fury Road,” which just wrapped filming.

rosie-huntington-whitely-transformers dark of moon photoThe Victoria’s Secret model talks about the phone call that got her sent to Africa while talking to Telegraph UK’s Fashion in an interview published Tuesday.

“It’s been a pretty mental year. One minute you’re really quiet, then you get a phone-call, your whole world changes and you end up spending six months in Africa.”

She’s referring to the shoot in Namibia and Cape Town which co-starred Tom Hardy (“Lawless,” “The Dark Knight Rises”) and Charlize Theron (“Prometheus”).

” ‘It was a lot of work. Making a film is very different from photo-shoots and a lot more is expected from you. But those moments that are fulfilling are like ecstasy – they’re amazing.”

Huntington-Whiteley joked about the creative process, using actor’s lingo.

“When you’ve had a great connection with somebody creatively. That’s the “buzz” actors talk about. There’s also a huge responsibility on leading actors, which I really saw on this film, being in the company of Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult. To be able to be on my second film with actors like that – you would be crazy not to just watch and learn.”

Modeling, acting or back to Victoria’s Secret, she offered little insight in her future.

“I have no master plan, really. I learnt that early on in my career. I never thought that I would be here. If someone had told me at 14 that I would be a model aged 16 I would have laughed.”

Check out the entire interview here.

“Mad Max: Fury Road” is scheduled for a 2014 release date.

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