Anya Taylor-Joy has revealed that Furiosa is the “dirtiest” role she’s ever played in a movie.

In an interview with indiewirethe actor explained why he secretly reveled in his Mad Max prequel movie role. “It’s the dirtiest, bloodiest thing I’ve ever had, which is saying something, really saying something,” she said. “Any time I get dirty or bloody and not perfectly prim and pretty, I’m just having fun, that’s where I feel most comfortable. So yeah, furious It was definitely up my street.”

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furious will serve as a prequel to 2015 Mad Max: Fury Roadwith Taylor-Joy playing a younger version of Imperator Furiosa, who was played by Charlize Theron in fury road. The film will be set years before the events of the 2015 film and will follow a young Furious woman as she is taken from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a large Biker Horde led by Warlord Dementus. Joining Taylor-Joy in the film will be Chris Hemsworth, Tom Burke, Nathan Jones and Angus Sampson, with the latter two set to reprise their fury road roles as Rictus Erectus and The Organic Mechanic, respectively.

An origin story years in the making

George Miller, who has directed all the installments of the Mad Max franchise, recently explained the origins of furiousrevealing that he’s been waiting to show audiences more of the fan-favorite character since before the cameras rolled. fury road. “We had the script practically complete before shooting fury roadand we did it because it came from wanting to explain to everyone who Furiosa was,” he said in August 2022. “The feeling was, ‘Gee, this is a pretty good script,’ and then I was like, ‘Yeah. fury road works, I would really like to tell this story.'”

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furious It will be the fifth film of the Mad Max franchise, which began in 1979 with Mad Max. Starring Mel Gibson, the Australian dystopian action film followed the title character, a police officer turned vigilante, in a near-future Australia in the midst of societal collapse. Mad Max it was a huge box office success, earning $100 million globally. Mad Max It was followed by three sequels: crazy max 2 alias The road warrior (1981), mad max beyond thunderdome (1985) and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). Gibson played “Mad” Max Rockatansky in the first three films, with Tom Hardy taking over the title role in fury road.

furious it is currently scheduled to hit theaters on May 24, 2024.

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