Anya Taylor-Joy is in talks to join the cast of “Furiosa” – a new Mad Max: Fury Road spinoff movie. Plot details are still unconfirmed, but it will be set before the events of the original film and focus on Charlize Theron’s character, Furiosa. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Tom Hardy and director George Miller will return for this project.
About the Mad Max: Fury Road Spinoff “Furiosa”
There has been discussion about what such a prequel; would entail given that all those involved want; to tell more stories with these characters, including Max, who was played by Mel Gibson in 1979’s classic “Mad Max.”
“We’ve got enough material to make more ‘Mad Max’ movies; we could literally have them on the shelf,” Miller said. “The basic idea is that it’s a story somewhere between Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome and Fury Road.”
Anya Taylor-Joy in talks to cast in “Furiosa” – Mad Max: Fury Road Spinoff!
Great news for fans of Anya Taylor-Joy! The actress has been offered the role of one Furiosa in an upcoming spinoff movie set before the events of 2015’s blockbuster hit, “Mad Max: Fury Road.” Plot details are unconfirmed but will focus on Charlize Theron’s character Furiosa.
Anya Taylor-Joy is an actress from the United Kingdom who has a number of high-profile projects in her resume, including M. Night Shyamalan’s horror film “The Witch” and psychological thriller “Split.”
Although it is not confirmed yet whether or to what extent Anya will appear in the movie, this casting choice comes just after Theron expressed interest in revisiting Furiosa for another Mad Max installment. It would seem that she isn’t alone with these sentiments either; several other cast members have been vocal about their desire to work on another movie as well.
Theron has even shown interest in directing “Furiosa” if given a chance, though it’s not known whether or not she’ll have that opportunity with this particular project.
Anya Taylor-Joy has been cast as #Furiosa in George Miller's upcoming Mad Max spinoff.
Chris Hemsworth and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II have also been cast in the Furiosa origin story. pic.twitter.com/GFLo6LjgFp
— Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes) October 13, 2020
“Furiosa” Release Date Updates
“Furiosa” is a spinoff of the 2015 film Mad Max: Fury Road, starring Charlize Theron. In this movie, Furiosa, who was played by actress Charlize Theron in the original blockbuster, will have her backstory told and filmed. There are no release date updates for when it might premiere just yet, but fans should expect to see Anya Taylor-Joy cast as Furiosa’s daughter!
However, recently the movie makers released an official release date which can be considered tentative by some. But, the only speculated date is 23rd June 2023.
“Furiosa” Movie Plot Synopsis and Details
After being rescued from captivity during a war between Immortan Joe and his War Boys, Furiosa, the one-armed war hero turned rebel, is now on the run with a group of women from Joe’s harem – all that remains of her once-proud people. Determined to rescue as many of them as she can from this savage wasteland, Furiosa leads the escape across barren lands in search of sanctuary. Driven by survival for herself and her girls, it soon becomes clear that there may be no place left to hide.
Star Cast for “Furiosa”
The only actors linked to the movie so far are:
- Anya Taylor-Joy
- Chris Hemsworth
- Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
- Tom Hardy
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