The story takes place in 1945 as the Nazi regime is in collapse and revolves around the five-man crew of an American tank called Fury that battles a desperate German army. The new images offer a glimpse at how Ayer shoot the tank-set scenes, and confirms that the director was shooting the pic on good old fashioned film.
Much of “Fury” is spent inside the tank with the weathered soldiers, who are part of a battalion rolling into a dangerous, desperate area of Germany in the last months of World War II.
Lerman, 22, recalls one of Ayer’s methods for building a bond between the actors.
“We sparred every day,” he says. “There’s no better way to break barriers than by punching each other in the face.