English actor Tom Burke has recently joined the cast of “Furiosa”, George Miller’s prequel to “Mad Max: Fury Road”.
Burke will be taking over for a role that was previously cast with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, who is said to be leaving the movie for a passion project that recently moved up its production schedule.
Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth will also star in the movie.
The movie features Taylor-Joy as Imperator Furiosa. The character was first introduced in the 2015 movie “Mad Max: Fury Road”, portrayed by Charlize Theron.
Miller will be co-writing and producing the movie through his Kennedy Miller Mitchell banner.
Production on the movie is set to begin in New South Wales in 2022, which is expected to be the biggest movie to be filmed in Australia.
“Furiosa” to debut by Warner Bros. on May 27, 2024.