Anya Taylor-Joy promising rising star to play Furiosa in Mad Max prequel Anya Taylor-Joy promising rising star to play Furiosa in Mad Max prequel

Rising star cast as "Furiosa" in exciting "Mad Max" spinoff movie!

Oscar-winner Charlize Theron's Furiosa role was stunning, she took our breath away with her amazing performance in the multi-Oscar winning movie "Mad Max: Fury Road". Furiosa was so full of energy and madness, such an incredibly strong lady who had the ability to survive in that crazy desert with so many insane threats. The gorgeous South African and American actress played one of the most intense roles in her remarkable Hollywood career. Just keep reading to find out who is going to be the new star in the Mad Max universe!

  • "Mad Max: Fury Road" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015 and grossed $375.2M at the worldwide box office.
  • Charlize Theron is one of the world's highest-paid actresses, and she has a net worth of $160 million. Theron received numerous accolades in her career, including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award.
  • The new movie “Furiosa” is a prequel, is set before Imperator Furiosa met Mad Max in Fury Road. Oscar-winning writer-director-producer George Miller’s casts includes Aussie star Chris Hemsworth and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.

Warner Bros. is bringing to the big screen a new take on the "Mad Max: Fury Road" blockbuster. The new movie will reveal the mysterious origins of Furiosa and be played by talented newcomer actress Anya Taylor-Joy.

She is an Argentine-British actress, with such an interesting ethnic mixture of South American & European descent that we bet she is just perfect to play Theron’s younger version.

Taylor-Joy gained critical acclaim for her debut in the period horror movie "The Witch" in 2015. The 24-year-old actress received further recognition winning awards for her lead role in the horror film "Split" in 2016 and its sequel "Glass" in 2019.

She recently appeared as the star in the romantic comedy "Emma" based on the popular Jane Austen novel.

When she was offered the role she felt incredibly humble and grateful. "Glass" star has enormous respect for the original Furiosa and Charlize Theron's performance.

Anya Taylor-Joy honored to play a younger version of Furiosa.

"Charlize did such an incredible job and it was so beautiful and I can’t even think about trying to step into her shoes". Taylor-Joy is currently very busy filming in Belfast Robert Eggers’ The Northman. To celebrate that she got the prestigious role she watched Harry Potter!

Corey Robertson

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