Preview of Furiosa with Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth?
The latest from director George Miller madmax the series is finally coming to fruition. Mad Max: Furiosa has a new track to bring the younger years of road of furyof Furiosa on the big screen. While many details about the final slate of iconic desert movies are scarce, this one has finally kicked into high gear.
To like road of fury before that, Furiosa was driven by a long period of pre-production. In this case, pandemic-related delays were primarily to blame rather than creative issues. The main question that remains is, thankfully, when will the heavily in-production film finally premiere.
‘Mad Max: Furiosa’ finally has a set date
The long-awaited origin story of Furiosa is so far shrouded in mystery. But after the resounding success of road of fury, Movieweb reports that the few details we have should be enough to get fans excited. It will be the story of a young Furiosa, long before meeting Max, and probably before becoming the character of Imperator Furiosa.
Neither Charlize Theron nor Tom Hardy are returning from road of fury. But the new cast for this prequel should be more than up to snuff. Anya Taylor-Joy takes on a young Furiosa. Thor star Chris Hemsworth plays the main villain. And Tom Burke, notably seen in maleplays an unnamed supporting role.
It will take a little longer before the details are clearer. Miller tends to prefer saving a few surprises for release day. After long delays, Furiosa will finally be released on May 24, 2024, according to IMDb.
Why is Anya Taylor-Joy replacing Charlize Theron in ‘Furiosa’?
Furiosa was an instant favorite after pressing road of fury. Each entry from the original madmax, the main character takes on a new story he discovers while traveling through the desert. It goes to show how Theron’s performance resonated – that the character will play in a movie unlikely to feature Max.
But that won’t happen with the original actor in tow. The script calls for a younger take on the character. Miller found what he was looking for after seeing Taylor-Joy in Last night in Soho.
There has been speculation that the role was recast for reasons other than the script. Hardy and Theron apparently struggled to work together during the production of road of fury. Of the two, only Hardy is expected to return in a future project. But Miller and Theron never had bad words to say about each other. There is always a chance that they will collaborate one day – if the project calls for it.
‘Furiosa’ Has ‘Mad Max’ Director George Miller Back in Outback Australia
madmax movies are always tough shooting experiences. They stick to convenient locations whenever possible. And given the desert setting, it puts the cast and crew through some of the toughest jobs of their careers.
Furiosa is no exception. This year’s filming takes place entirely in the Australian outback. Taylor-Joy volunteered to shave her head for real to match her predecessor’s dedication to the role. But maybe that makes shooting in the scorching sun all the more bearable.
Furiosa takes place entirely in the New South Wales region. ABC News reports that the filming will likely be an economic boon to the region. Previous madmax the films have attracted tourism to their respective corners of Australia. Locals will get their first glimpse of the sets this year. But everyone else will have to wait until 2024 to get their own taste of the action.
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