Furiosa, the upcoming Mad Max: Fury Highway prequel, is about to return to cinemas in 2023.
It’s certainly one of a lot of new launch dates Warner Bros has introduced this week.
The brand new movie, set to be launched on June 23, 2023, will concentrate on the Furiosa character, performed by Charlize Theron in 2015’s Fury Highway.
For the brand new prequel, Furiosa might be performed by Anya Taylor-Pleasure. The announcement of Taylor-Joy’s casting in October got here after it was beforehand thought that Killing Eve star Jodie Comer would take up the role.
Anya Taylor-Pleasure Credit score: Jacopo Raule/Getty Photographs
Taylor-Pleasure, who beforehand starred within the 2019 movie Glass, will seem within the function alongside Chris Hemsworth and Aquaman star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.
Furiosa director George Miller beforehand revealed he had thought-about bringing again Theron by way of de-ageing expertise for the movie, although ultimately determined in opposition to it.
“For the longest time, I assumed we may simply use CG de-aging on Charlize, however I don’t suppose we’re almost there but,” he mentioned. “Regardless of the valiant makes an attempt on The Irishman, I feel there’s nonetheless an uncanny valley. Everyone seems to be on the verge of fixing it, [in] explicit Japanese video-game designers, however there’s nonetheless a fairly extensive valley, I consider.”
In the meantime, Miller beforehand revealed that there were two new Mad Max movies in the pipeline, which might be sequels – although they trusted authorized points with Warner Bros.
Reviewing 2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road, NME wrote: “Every thing about Mad Max:Fury Highway is as ridiculous and thrilling because it sounds, however Miller’s movie additionally has coronary heart. The unstated bond that progressively develops between Theron’s stoic Furiosa and Hardy’s buff, grunting Max is unexpectedly touching, and offers an emotionally satisfying conclusion to what’s certainly probably the most exhilarating movie of 2015 up to now.”