The spinoff as a prequel to the acclaimed Mad Max: Fury Roadentitled Angryin charge of George Miller for Warner Bros.which is found in active development since April 2020, confirms the start of its filming, scheduled to take place in the state of New South Wales, in Australia.
The spinoff is starring Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch, Split, Emma., The Queen’s Gambit), Chris Hemsworth (Thor: Love and Thunder, Avengers: Endgame) y Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Watchmen, Us, Candyman). Taylor-Joy will play Furiosathe role played by Charlize Theron in Mad Max: Fury Roadand since its plot will focus on a younger version of the heroic character, Theron will not reprise her role.
Taylor-Joy will play Furiosa, in what is described as “her genesis.” At the moment, there are no details of the roles in charge of Hemsworth and Abdul-Mateen II.
“Angry, [es] the solo action-adventure film that acts as an origin story for the powerful character first embodied by Charlize Theron in Miller’s 2015 Oscar-winning film.
Comments Miller: “While Fury Road essentially happened over three days and two nights, [Furiosa] takes place over many years.”
Hemsworth was in charge of sharing the shooting start, through the following publication on Twitter:
— Chris Hemsworth (@chrishemsworth) June 1, 2022
Miller will direct, co-write and produce the project, which will also be produced by Doug Mitchell and their company, Kennedy Miller Mitchell.
- The production will become the biggest film ever made in Australia. Furiosa will inject at least 350 million Australian dollars (AUD) into the local economy and create 850 new jobs (via Sydney Morning Herald).
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 strongest 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 Thunderdomewith Gibson reprising his starring role.
In 2015 came Mad Max: Fury Road. The one 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 Production Design, Editing, Costume Design, Hair & Makeup, Sound Mixing and Sound Editing, grossing over $400 million in the global box office. Fury Road It is considered one of the best films of the decade..
Angry recently rescheduled its theatrical release from June 2023 to May 24, 2024.