In recent developments, Furiosa, the prequel to Mad Max: Fury Road by George Miller, is set to premiere in May 2024, offering a fresh perspective on Charlize Theron’s iconic character. Anya Taylor-Joy steps into the role, joined by an impressive cast featuring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Burke, and Daniel Webber, alongside returning Fury Road stars Nathan Jones and Angus Sampson.
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Furiosa Release Date – Where to Watch
Furiosa was first announced in 2020 with a release date of June 23, 2023. However, the premiere was postponed. Warner Bros. later revealed a new date—May 24, 2024—making it a Memorial Day weekend debut. On this date, Furiosa will hit theaters, competing with The Garfield Movie starring Chris Pratt and Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes.
Furiosa Cast Members
The cast of the movie Furiosa includes,
- Anya Taylor-Joy as Furiosa
- Chris Hemsworth as Dementus
- Tom Burke as [Character Name not specified]
- Angus Sampson as [Character Name not specified]
- Daniel Webber as War Boy
- Nathan Jones as Rictus Erectus
- Goran D. Kleut as [Character Name not specified]
- Lachy Hulme as [Character Name not specified]
- CJ. Bloomfield as [Character Name not specified]
- Rahel Romahn as [Character Name not specified]
- Robert McFarlane as Dementus Biker (Misfit Gang)
- David Collins as [Character Name not specified]
- Matuse as [Character Name not specified]
Furiosa Trailer Highlights
During CCXP’s panel on the movie, the Furiosa trailer was revealed, promising an action-packed epic. Taylor-Joy’s young Furiosa embarks on a quest home, facing off against the menacing Chris Hemsworth as the villainous Dementus and safeguarding the life of a child.
While the first trailer keeps many plot details under wraps, it hints at key developments in Furiosa’s early life, 45 years after the fall of civilization. The storyline revolves around Furiosa’s determined promise to return home at all costs, a commitment fulfilled in the events of Fury Road.
The trailer suggests a significant plot point involving Furiosa’s protection of a child, introduced as a race prize and later driven away by the protagonist. This insight into Furiosa’s early protective instincts foreshadows her actions in Fury Road. Chris Hemsworth’s enigmatic villain is glimpsed in the trailer, leaving audiences intrigued about the nature of his threat. A younger Immortan Joe also appears, still relying on the breathing apparatus from Fury Road.
Furiosa seems like a seamless extension of the Mad Max universe, promising a thrilling journey with high-octane twists and turns. The structured narrative and dynamic cast herald the film’s potential to captivate audiences and breathe fresh life into the iconic franchise.