‘She refuses to die’: Anya Taylor-Joy talks about her Furiosa: a character from the Mad Max saga who loses an arm and hair

For fans of Mad Max: Fury Road, the upcoming prequel to the 2015 film, titled Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, is significantly important as it answers some of the first film’s most pressing questions, such as how Imperator Furiosa lost. . her arm and what led her to shave her head?

But the good news for fans is that, before said film hits theaters on May 24, Anya Taylor Joy, who plays young Furiosa in the film, with Chris Hemsworth as the main villain, shares her reaction to the read. The revelation moment in the script.

“It made sense to me because I think the amazing thing about this character is that he just refuses to die; he actually refuses,” Taylor-Joy told Entertainment Weekly. “It made sense to me that she would lose her arm in pursuit of something she thought was bigger than herself. “That made a lot of sense to me.”

The film follows the title character, played by Taylor-Joy, approximately two decades before the events of Fury Road, chronicling her journey back home and her effort to seek revenge on those who took her away in the first place. To show this journey it was necessary to establish Furiosa’s story and her challenges that made her what she is today.

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“The loss of the arm and the loss of the hair were important steps that we had to take if we wanted to be able to trace the path of how this little girl became a character that we now all know and love,” Taylor-Joy told the aforementioned media.

The film’s director and co-writer, George Miller, added: “How did he lose his arm? How did he do that thing? How did she acquire the skill to be a good driver? We had to understand all those things.”

About the character Furiosa, Miller explained that she’s not just another action hero who shows up and saves the world without us knowing the roots of her powers and motivations, noting, “We had to understand all of that, how she was enough ingenious to be able to withstand anything that comes her way. And all of that had to be understood before we started shooting Fury Road.

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Furiosa will see audiences in theaters starting May 24. In addition to Taylor-Joy and Hemsworth, Tom Burke, Tom Hardy, Nathan Jones, Nicholas Hoult and more also appear in the film.

Furiosa: A trailer for the Mad Max saga

Official synopsis:

As the world falls, young Furiosa is snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a great Biker Horde led by Warlord Dementus. Navigating the Wasteland, they come across the Citadel presided over by The Immortan Joe. As the two Tyrants fight for dominance, Furiosa must survive many trials as she gathers the means to find her way home.