Furiosaprequel of 2015 Mad Max: Fury Road, officially began filming as announced by Chris Hemsworth on Thursday. This film delves into Furiosa’s past before her fateful meeting with Max. Fury Road stars Tom Hardy as the protagonist of Max and introduces audiences to the character Furiosa played by Charlize Theron. The character received rave reviews from critics as well as fans, which prompted director George Miller to develop plans for a prequel in 2020.
Chris Hemsworth has shared a BTS image from the series Furiosa confirm the start of filming. The film will feature Anya Taylor-Joy as the main character Furiosa. She is best known for her role as Beth Harmon in The Queen’s Gambit and her film debut as Thomasin in The Witch. This movie’s plot and character details are currently being finalized. However, Hemsworth is expected to play the main antagonist of the film. His character is said to have never been introduced before in Mad Max Franchising. Emmy Award winner, Abdul-Mateen II is also a part of the cast, but had to drop out due to conflicts with his schedule.
When the original cast was revealed in 2020, Furiosa is expected to hit theaters in 2021. However, after numerous delays and scheduling conflicts, filming of the film is finally underway. This announcement comes almost two years before the May 24, 2024 release date.
Furiosa starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth is scheduled to hit theaters on May 24, 2024.