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Furiosa: did you spot this common point between Charlize Theron and Anya Taylor-Joy?

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May19,2024

As we explained to you in this article, there was a good reason why Charlize Theron was replaced by the young Anya Taylor-Joy in Furiosa. But why did George Miller choose the star of The New Mutants and Emma in particular to play his furious warrior?< /strong> We'll explain it to you.

Furiosa: did you spot this point in common between Charlize Theron and Anya Taylor-Joy?

Anya Taylor-Joy looks more like Charlize Theron than you thought

George Miller's post-apocalyptic franchise, resurrected from its ashes in 2015 with new actors and new characters with the excellent Mad Max: Fury Road, returns with a fifth The second very long chapter starting next Wednesday. Centered about the War Empress Furiosa, the daughter of Mary Jabassa, previously played by Charlize Theron, this sequel will explorethe way in which the terrible Immortan Joe kidnaps her when she is still a little girl. As always in George Miller's franchise, it will be a question of revenge.. But it will not be the South African model who will play Furiosa in her youth, being replaced by actress Anya Taylor-Joy, just 28 years old. strong> But why this choice?

Furiosa: did you spot this common point between Charlize Theron and Anya Taylor-Joy?

According to our colleagues at Deadline, the selection ofCharlize Theron and Anya Taylor-Joy for the character of Furiosain Mad Maxis absolutely not left to chance. Indeed, as revealed by George Miller himself, the two actresses share a characteristic that has been crucial for their selection : they are both ballerinas! The first attended attended the Joffrey Ballet School in New York before a knee injury forced her to return. gave up, while the second studied the ballet until at the age of 15. It was during the filming of Happy Feet that the director discovered a passion for dancers, because the plot of the film revolves around of a tap-dancing penguin. This experience allowed him to realize that they are different. both emotionally and physically disciplined,two qualities he wanted to find in the actress who would play Furiosa. 

Did you spot ; this point in common between the two actresses?

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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