Furiosa writer and director George Miller said he was grateful to have shot the film in his home country, Australia, thanks to financial support from the state and federal government.
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A prequel to the Mad Max film series starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth is being shot in Australia, officials said on Monday.
Furiosa is slated for release in mid-2023 and is expected to be the biggest film ever in Australia was filmed, said New South Wales Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian.
Hemsworth said being involved in such a project in his home country was a dream come true.
“This will be my fourth or fifth Being a movie here in Australia, “said the Thor star in Sydney.
” It really is the biggest moment of anything I’ve done that I pinch myself because I grew up and it’s so iconic “said Hemsworth.
” It’s a great honor. A lot of pressure, but exciting pressure that is sure to motivate, ”he added.
Actors and crews travel to locations across New South Wales, including the mining town of Broken Hill, the surrounding area traditionally depicting the post-apocalyptic landscapes of the films. </ The newest film in the franchise, Mad Max: Fury Road, which was released in 2015, was shot primarily in Nambia because the unusual rain made outback New South Wales unusually green.
Taylor-Joy, the lead actor in the The Queen’s Gambit miniseries will star in the film as the younger version of Furiosa, played by Charlize Theron in 2015.
Writer and director George Miller, who starred in the Mad Max franchise with Byron Kennedy in 1979 Mel Gibson founded, said he was grateful to be shooting the film in his home country thanks to financial support from the state and federal government. Production will begin in June, according to Variety. “I had friends in England who made films that closed two or three times,” Miller said, referring to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. </ Miller said he was also excited about the role an Australian film boom was playing in helping the nation recover from the pandemic.
Australia has been dubbed “Aussiewood” in the media because a number of actors are leaving Los Angeles to exercise the freedoms of Sydney while Australia has been relatively successful in halting the transmission of COVID-19 through the community.
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