It is not unusual for directors to miss a step late in their careers. But George Miller appears to be a rare exception. Miller’s first feature-length film was actually the first mad Max in 1979, and he revived his career in 2015 with the widely acclaimed sequel, mad max fury road, Now, fury road It’s finally getting a prequel spinoff, Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, And if the first trailer is any indication, Miller’s still got his signature touch at age 78.
Charlize Theron originates the role of Imperator Furiosa fury road As Mad Max’s (Tom Hardy) reluctant ally, and he kind of stole the movie from him. For this prequel story, queen’s stake Star Anya Taylor-Joy is stepping into the title role as a much younger Furiosa. And he’ll have his hands full in this postapocalyptic wasteland.
Warner Bros. has shed some light on the film’s plot with the following summary:
“As the world falls, young Furiosa is snatched from the Green Place of many mothers and delivered into the hands of a biker gang led by Warlord Dementus. While the two dictators battle for dominance over the Citadel, Furiosa survives many trials as she makes her way back home through the wasteland.
Chris Hemsworth co-stars in the film as Dementus, Nathan Jones as Rictus Erectus, Angus Sampson as The Organic Mechanic, and Daniel Weber as War Boy. Tom Burke, Elijah Brown, Quaden Bayles and Lachie Hulme have also been cast in currently undisclosed roles.
Miller co-wrote the screenplay Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga With Nico Lathouris. The film will be released in theaters on 24 May 2024.