Hardy has no problem with the filming of “Furiosa”
While George Miller’s original “Mad Max” trilogy had Mel Gibson’s Max as the main character, 2015’s “Mad Max: Fury Road” saw Tom Hardy play the character by sharing the screen a lot with Charlize Theron’s new character. , Furiosa.
Now Miller is preparing for the filming of “Furiosa”, a prequel that will focus on a younger version of the character – this time played by “The Queen’s Gambit” alumna Anya Taylor-Joy who will star with Chris Hemsworth. and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.
By all indications, Hardy and the character Max are not coming back and there is no indication that Miller is continuing with any other Max-focused feature at this time.
During a lengthy conversation with Esquire to promote the upcoming “Venom: Let There Be Carnage,” Hardy says he has no problem with a “changing of the guard” and the franchise moving to Furiosa because “Fury Road”. “was a springboard. towards this:
“It was finally Furiosa’s movie. Which was fantastic. “Road of fury. Furiosa. ‘ It was in the title. If you watch it now, it was sort of a change of hands, from Mad Max to Furiosa. This is what they are filming now. Furiosa. It was a very well executed changing of the guard. [Miller’s] still has Mad Max, but he’s split his flow between two characters, and it’s really, really cool.
“Furiosa” is aimed at filming on the premises of Fox Studios in Sydney, which has recently been used for films like “Shang-Chi” and “Thor: Love & Thunder”. Warners has already set a release date for June 23, 2023.