Mad Max Prequel Furiosa moves to 2024
Warner Bros. is pushing back the release date of its Mad Max: Fury Road prequel, Furiosa by a year, while scheduling its film Salem’s Lot for 2022.
Warner Bros. moved George Miller release date Mad Max: Fury Road prequel Furiosa one year back to 2024.
Miller’s final journey into the post-apocalyptic Mad Max the universe will now open in theaters on May 27 (i.e. Memorial Day), 2024, rather than June 23, 2023, as previously announced, reported Variety. The studio also scheduled their film adaptation of the 1975 Stephen King horror novel. Lot of Salem for a theatrical release starting September 9, 2022. King’s book centers on a novelist who returns to the town he grew up in as a child, only to find he is being overtaken by vampires.
Furiosa Reveals the titular warrior backstory, which Charlize Theron brought to life in 2015 Road of fury. While the film was only a moderate box office, it received rave reviews from critics on its way to collecting multiple Oscars, as well as a nod for Best Picture. Miller had originally planned for Theron to represent young Furiosa using digital aging, but then decided the technology was not where he wanted it. He has since hired The witch and The Queen’s Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy to bring the role to life instead.
In a recent interview, Miller revealed that he auditioned Taylor-Joy after seeing her in the opening act of Edgar Wright’s horror / thriller thriller. Last night in Soho. “I knew Anya but I had never seen her in a movie before seeing her in SohoMiller said. “And I remember thinking, ‘Well, she’s interesting.’ I started to say to [Wright], ‘I’m looking for someone to play as Furiosa’, and I barely uttered the phrase before [he] says, ‘Look no further, she’s awesome, she’s going to be huge. It’s fantastic to work with her. [He was] so emphatic about it.
Despite the delayed release date, Furiosa is expected to begin production in New South Wales, Australia in 2022. Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian announced it would be the “greatest movie ever to be shot” in New South Wales earlier this year, with reports estimating that it would inject $ 350 million into the state’s economy, thereby creating 850 jobs.
FuriosaThe cast of also includes Chris Hemsworth and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in as yet unknown roles. The latter has just played in Nia DaCosta Candy and play a young Morpheus in December Matrix resurrections. He’s also picking up his DC Extended Universe as Black Manta for next year. Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.
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