Up next from George Miller ( Three Thousand Years of Longing ) is the Mad Max: Fury Road spinoff movie Furiosa , centered on Charlize Theron‘s Imperator Furiosa character. The Witch and The New Mutants star Anya Taylor-Joy is taking over the role, and co-star Chris Hemsworth has announced over on Twitter this afternoon that filming is now underway.
Furiosa will release in theaters on May 24, 2024. The film will tell the origin story of the character Theron made famous in Mad Max: Fury Road, also directed by George Miller.
“Whereas Fury Road essentially happened over three days and two nights, this happens over many years,” Miller had teased during a press conference last year.
Miller is co-writing and directing the movie for Warner Bros.
Back in 2015, Mad Max: Fury Road grossed nearly $400 million worldwide at the box office and won SIX Oscars, while also scoring rave reviews nearly across the entire board.
Last we heard, Miller also intends on making sequels centered on Tom Hardy‘s Mad Max.
A new journey in the Mad Max saga begins #FURIOSA pic.twitter.com/nhxqRXB73z
— Chris Hemsworth (@chrishemsworth) June 1, 2022
Anya Taylor-Joy in ‘The Witch’