Chris Hemsworth has revealed that he initially struggled to understand his furious character and feared that his performance might “derail” the Mad Max franchise.
“Often I get a script and I know it from the first read, the second read, I know who the character is and I have an instant feeling, sort of visceral, like, ‘Okay, I’ve got it. ‘ This I had read for two years. before starting filming and I was amazed by the script. It was the most beautiful thing I’ve ever read. I love George Miller, but I didn’t know who this character was,” Hemsworth explained to the outlet. Happy Sad Confused podcast. “We did about four weeks of rehearsals, and we started to dig and dive into it, and things started to come to me. And then about two weeks before the shoot, something clicked. I was like, ‘Ooh! Ooh. I think that’s who he is. I think that’s how he moves. But, in the buildup, and I’m talking about a couple of years, I was scared. I thought, ‘I’m going to derail one of the most iconic franchises.’ I’m going to take down Mad Max. It will be my fault.”
Hemsworth’s role in the Mad Max: Fury Road The prequel remains undisclosed, although it is rumored that he will play a young version of Immortan Joe, the main antagonist of fury road — who has been confirmed to appear in the upcoming film. The actor, best known for playing Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, previously described his furious character as “a very complicated individual, somewhat evil”. Despite the character’s bad intentions, Hemsworth explained that he tried to find “ways to defend his actions and empathize and understand him” and that “there’s a light and a dark about him that I hadn’t played with before.”
Anya Taylor-Joy is furious
Anya Taylor-Joy stars as a young Imperator Furiosa in the upcoming prequel film, taking over from Charlize Theron, who originated the role in 2015. fury road. Set several years before the events of the 2015 film, furious will follow the main character as she is “snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a vast Motorcycle Horde led by Warlord Dementus,” according to the film’s official synopsis. “Traversing the Wasteland, they come across the Citadel presided over by Immortan Joe. As the two tyrants battle for dominance, Furiosa must survive many trials as she musters the means to find her way home.”
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 main character in a near-future Australia in the midst of societal collapse. The film was successful at the box office, spawning three sequels: crazy max 2 alias The road warrior (1981), mad max beyond thunderdome (1985) and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). Gibson starred in the first three films, with Tom Hardy taking the lead role in fury road.
furious — currently in post-production — will be released in theaters on May 24, 2024.