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Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth starrer Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga receives 7-minute standing ovation at the world premiere at Cannes Film Festival 2024, see video

en Bollywood News Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth starrer Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga receives 7-minute standing ovation at the world premiere at Cannes Film Festival 2024, see video

This film serves as a prequel to Fury Road, taking place over a decade before the events of that film.

Director George Miller is bringing us another wild ride in the post-apocalyptic world he created decades ago. Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, the fifth installment in the franchise, is set to premiere on May 23rd, 2024, a day earlier in India than in the US. This highly anticipated film delves into the origins of Furiosa, one of cinema's most iconic action heroes. Anya Taylor-Joy takes over the role from Charlize Theron, who brought the character to life in the 2015 blockbuster Mad Max: Fury Road. Chris Hemsworth joins the cast as a new character, adding another layer of intrigue to the story. The world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival 2024 was a roaring success, with the film receiving a thunderous seven-minute standing ovation.

Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth starrer Furiosa A Mad Max Saga receives 7-minute standing ovation at the world premiere at Cannes Film Festival 2024, see video

Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth starrer Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga receives 7-minute standing ovation at the world premiere at Cannes Film Festival 2024, see video

The excitement surrounding Furiosa is further fueled by Miller's involvement.  The Cannes Film Festival warmly welcomed the cast and director, with Taylor-Joy and Hemsworth happily interacting with fans. Miller himself co-wrote the screenplay with Brendan McCarthy and Nick Lathouris, ensuring the film stays true to the franchise's spirit.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mad Max: Fury Road was a critical and commercial blockbuster, grossing $379 million worldwide, and collecting a whopping 10 Oscar nominations, winning six.

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga serves as a prequel to Fury Road, taking place over a decade before the events of that film. So, what can fans expect from this new adventure? Prepare to be transported back to the gritty and unforgiving wasteland first introduced in the original Mad Max film. This time, we'll witness the journey of a young and resilient Furiosa. Her peaceful life in the Green Place of Many Mothers is abruptly shattered when she's abducted by the ruthless Warlord Dementus and his Biker Horde.

Thrust into a world of chaos and tyranny, Furiosa must navigate a perilous path through the desolate wasteland. Her journey takes her to the menacing Citadel, ruled by the enigmatic Immortan Joe.  This sets the stage for a clash of titans between two power-hungry warlords.

Furiosa's quest for survival and redemption is fraught with danger. She'll face a series of daunting challenges that will test her courage and determination. However, she's not alone. Unlikely allies emerge to aid her, including the mysterious Max, played by Chris Hemsworth, and the fierce warrior Valkyrie, portrayed by Alyla Browne. Together, they must gather the strength and resources needed to reclaim their rightful place in a world ravaged by greed and oppression.

Written by Miller and co-writer of Fury Road Nico Lathouris, Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga promises to be a captivating experience. A gripping narrative intertwined with adrenaline-fueled action sequences is a formula that has proven successful for the franchise, and there's no reason to believe this new chapter will be any different. Produced by Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, Furiosa is poised to release on May 23 in cinemas.

ALSO READ: Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth starrer Furiosa to release in India a day prior to the US on May 23, 2024, see new poster


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