The anticipated Angry of George Millerspinoff as a prequel to the acclaimed Mad Max: Fury Roadconfirmed his participation in the 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival.

The project will celebrate the premiere with the presence of Miller, and the main cast, led by Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch, The Queen’s Gambit, The Northman), Chris Hemsworth (Thor: Love and Thunder) y Tom Burke (The Wonder, Living). Angry will be presented at an Out of Competition gala on Wednesday, May 15 (via Cannes).

It was believed that the film could be the opening film of Cannes 2024, however, it was confirmed that it will be screened during the second day of the festival.

Angry It is the fifth installment of the franchise Mad Max by Miller and Warner Bros. The predecessor, Mad Max: Fury Roadhad its premiere at Cannes 2015, where it emerged to great applause and critical approval.

WB will premiere Angry in theaters May 24, 2024.

In the most recent installment, Taylor-Joy takes on the role of Furiosarole played by Charlize Theron in Fury Road. Taylor-Joy's version as Furiosa has been described as “her genesis.”

Previously, Miller explained that this is the saga of Furiosa, and how she was taken from her home as a child, and spends the rest of her life trying to get back. Miller said that this tape “It's a different animal. It has many different locations. It's an odyssey. No doubt.”


“Angry, [es] the action-adventure solo film that acts as an origin story for the powerful character first played by Charlize Theron in Miller's 2015 Oscar-winning film.”

As the world falls, young Furiosa is snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a great Biker Horde led by Warlord Dementus. Navigating the Wasteland, they come across the Citadel presided over by The Immortan Joe. As the two Tyrants fight for dominance, Furiosa must survive many trials as she gathers the means to find her way home.

Nathan Jones (Mad Max: Fury Road, Spiderhead), Angus Sampson (Mad Max: Fury Road, Next Goal Wins), y Daniel Webber (Escape from Pretoria, The Punisher) complete the main cast.

Miller directs the script co-written with the co-writer of Fury Road, Nico Lathouris. Miller also produces the project, which is also produced by Doug Mitchell and their company, Kennedy Miller Mitchell.

The festival paid tribute to the franchise Mad Max through its official site:

“Mad Max (1979), Mad Max II: The Challenge (1981), Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome (1985), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga (2024): in 5 episodes and in For nearly five decades, George Miller has created a cathartic myth, even a cathartic mythology,” he declared.

“Mad Max is a chronicle of social and environmental collapse, which plays with gender codes to question these issues, initially visionary and now cruelly current. Originally filmed in the Australian outback, this revisited “Western on wheels” depicts a dystopian world where speed and movement are synonymous with both vital energy and death as a result of resource depletion, offering the viewer a dose of rarely seen adrenaline. equaled in the cinema. large screen.”

The festival will be held from May 14 to May 25, 2024.

The feature film was filmed in 2022 in the state of New South Wales, Australia, where it became the biggest film ever made in Australia. The production injected at least $350 million Australian dollars (AUD) into the local economy, and created 850 new jobs.

To the saga Mad Max It started in 1979, with the film starring Mel Gibson. This is set in a dystopian society where life is cheap, the law of the fittest prevails, and justice is left to one's own hands. In the 80s two sequels would arrive, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior y Mad Max Beyont Thunderdome, with Gibson reprising his leading role. In 2015 it arrived Mad Max: Fury Road. The film starring Theron, Tom Hardy, Zoë Kravitz and Nicholas Hoult received 10 Oscar nominations in 2016, including Best Picture. It took home 6 awards in technical categories such as Best Design Production, Editing, Costume Design, Makeup and Hairstyling, Sound Mixing and Sound Editing, collecting nearly $400 million in the global box office. Fury Road It is considered one of the best films of the decade.


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