Furiosa is a 15-Yr Journey Via Its Heroine’s Life

Anya Taylor-Joy as Furiosa in the titular 2024 film

Picture: Warner Bros.

Mad Max: Fury Highway was a revelation when IT launched in 2015, and a variety of that may be owed to Charlize Theron’s Furiosa. Even with Max Rocktansky getting prime billing, IT’s extra her film than his, and we’ree now primed to get an origin story with the upcoming Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga.

“Saga” is an apt phrase, IT appears. In Empire Magazine’s new write-up on the prequel, the outlet reveals we’ll watch Furiosa—performed right here by Anya Taylor-Pleasure—all through 15 years of her life. “The story is the saga of Furiosa,” defined director/co-writer George Miller, “and the way she will get taken from residence, and spends the remainder of her life making an attempt to get again. ”

In that first trailer, which calls the movie Furiosa’s “odyssey” of discovering her approach again, you get a way of how a lot time can be coated. Not solely can we see Furiosa as a younger little one and a younger girl donning her black brow paint for the primary time, she additionally has each of her arms. That trailer ends on the sight of the Furiosa will come to know, prosthetic included, and IT’ll be fascinating to see how she will get to be an eventual enforcer for Immortan Joe. And whereas IT could also be a prequel, Miller has no intent of coasting on the just about 10-year goodwill of that earlier film. “IT’s a unique animal,” he stated. “IT’s an odyssey. No query.”

15 years is a very long time—Fury Highway, for comparability, occurred over a few days—and because of this, Miller teased we’ll be seeing “many alternative places.” Since that is meant to steer immediately into its predecessor, he was requested if this meant there’d be a cameo from Tom Hardy’s Max at any level within the movie. To that, all he stated was the Highway Warrior was “lurking within the background. I gained’t give away an excessive amount of about that.”

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga releases on Could 24.

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