George Miller is planning to develop the “Mad Max” universe with a prequel film primarily based on Charlize Theron’s Imperator Furiosa from 2015’s “Fury Highway.”
In an interview with The New York Occasions, the director stated the movie is an origin story and he’s looking for an actress in her 20s to take over the function. He stated he had thought-about utilizing de-aging know-how to be able to enable Theron — who’s 44 –to play the half once more, however has determined towards doing so.
“For the longest time, I assumed we may simply use CG de-aging on Charlize, however I don’t suppose we’re practically there but,” Miller stated. “Regardless of the valiant makes an attempt on ‘The Irishman,’ I believe there’s nonetheless an uncanny valley.”
In prepping the “Fury Highway” script, Miller and co-writer Nick Lathouris developed again tales for each character, however not a lot was revealed about Furiosa’s previous. Within the movie, she is a conflict captain underneath chief Immortan Joe, however turns towards him to be able to free Joe’s concubines. She then varieties an alliance with Max Rockatansky, portrayed by Tom Hardy.
Miller has directed all 4 “Mad Max” motion pictures and was nominated for finest image and finest director for “Fury Highway” in 2015. He plans to shoot the Furiosa film after he completes taking pictures “Three Thousand Years of Longing,” starring Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton. That venture was unveiled on the 2018 American Movie Market.
MGM has signed a deal for home rights to “Three Thousand Years.” Plot particulars are underneath wraps. The movie shall be launched within the U.S. through MGM’s joint distribution and advertising and marketing entity United Artists Releasing. The MGM information was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.