Fans have seen Chris Hemsworth play the mighty Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for years, but he’s now jumping ship to another popular franchise. The actor has been confirmed to play the villain in the upcoming Mad Max : Furiosa, and it looks like Hemsworth is having the best time of his life filming the project. His journey from fan-favorite hero to villain wasn’t easy, but it ended up being one of the “best experiences.”
DAYSCROLL’S PLAYER VIDEO WILL CONTINUE CONTENTS The plot of Mad Max : Furiosa remains a secret, but Warner Bros. has revealed that the film will focus on Anya Taylor-Joy’s lead character, who will play from Charlize Theron. Take over leadership. so far. Taylor-Joy’s character will be “caught in a conflict between two rival warlords,” with Hemsworth playing one of them. Hemsworth claimed to have fallen in love with it after reading just a few pages of the script, and fans are waiting for the film to materialize.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Hemsworth opened up about his role as villain Furiosa, and talked about how the movie will be exactly what fans “expect from the world of Mad Max.” The actor revealed that director George Miller “succeeded in doing something unexpected” and claimed he was “shocked” by the script. However, when it came time to film, Hemsworth admitted to having misgivings about playing a villain unlike anything he’d done before. “I wasn’t sure what I was going to do. The closer I got to filming, the more intimidated I got. Then, all of a sudden, it had an eureka moment,” he reveals.
Before Mad Max : Fury Road hit theaters, Hemsworth expressed interest in a role in the film, eventually offering the role to Tom Hardy. When Furiosa was announced, he couldn’t pass up the opportunity to work with Miller and immediately confirmed his involvement. Miller, 78, has directed every “Mad Max” film since he began in 1979. Hemsworth was in awe of his work, describing his technique as “the perfect combination of confidence and knowledge, but also humility and humility”. want to cooperate. ”
The Mad Max franchise has been a string of successes, with the first film starring Mel Gibson as Max, an Australian policeman on a mission to stop a motorcycle gang. The movie was a hit, and for a long time, it was called the highest-grossing movie of all time. Miller went on to produce two sequels to the blockbuster, 1981’s “Mad Max 2: Road Warrior” and 1985’s “Mad Max : Beyond Thunderdome.” After several delays, “Mad Max : Fury Road” finally hit theaters in 2015, thirty years after the last film, and it also became a mega-hit. Whether Miller can continue his success in the future remains to be seen.
Mad Max: Furiosa is scheduled for a theatrical release on May 24, 2024.