Marvel actor Chris Hemsworth has detailed his role in the upcoming movie Mad Max: Fury Road prequels furiosa, the “best experience” of his career. In conversation with GQHemsworth praised iconic filmmaker George Miller, whom Hemsworth describes as “masterful,” and the actor felt restored after a short stint working under the Oscar-winning director.
“I went to the film exhausted. I was like, “How am I going to get through this?” week one of rehearsals with [Miller]suddenly it was this rekindling of my creative energy.”
furiosa will find Hemsworth starring as the play’s villain, a bearded warlord named Dementus (or possibly even more brilliant Dr. Dementus), with the Thor: Love and Thunder The star calls the film the one he’s “most proud of” yet.
“[Furiosa is] By far the best experience of my career and something I’m most proud of. I’ve been thinking that work isn’t about what’s tough, it’s about what kind of work it is, how much I’ve invested in it, and whether it’s challenging in the right ways.”
While best known for his role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Hemsworth has recently hinted that his time in the big franchise may be over and hopes his performance in Furiosa will see him join other prominent filmmakers like George Miller.
“I’m looking for more George Millers. Or more from George Miller. If he wants me.”
Furiosa will follow Anya Taylor-Joy as Emperor Furiosa
Next to Chris Hemsworth, furiosa will star Anya Taylor-Joy (The Northman, the Super Mario Bros. Movie) as the younger version of Imperator Furiosa, the character introduced in 2015 Mad Max: Fury Road and played by Oscar winner Charlize Theron.
“As the world ends, young Furiosa is kidnapped by the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a large horde of bikers led by the warlord Dementus,” reads the official synopsis of furiosa reads. “On their way through the wasteland, they come across the citadel ruled by Immortan Joe. As the two tyrants battle for supremacy, Furiosa must face many trials while assembling the means to find her way home.”
George Miller directed from a screenplay he co-wrote with Nico Lathouris. furiosa promises to be a very different beast from its predecessor. “All I can say about my excitement about it is that it’s definitely exciting, because while it’s certainly out of this world Fury Road“There’s also a lot of the differences that we talked about,” revealed Miller. “Once again, it’s uniquely familiar. And probably the biggest difference is the time span. Fury Road happened over three days and two nights and this happened over 15 years. So it’s a saga.”
Starring Tom Burke, Nathan Jones, Angus Sampson, Quaden Bayles, Daniel Webber and Lachy Hulme alongside Hemsworth and Taylor-Joy. furiosa The US theatrical release is scheduled for May 24, 2024 by Warner Bros. Pictures.