May 22, 2024 6:12 pm

Furiosa Director Explains Why Charlize Theron Was Recast in the Mad Max Prequel
Furiosa Director Explains Why Charlize Theron Was Recast in the Mad Max Prequel

Furiosa Director Explains Why Charlize Theron Was Recast in the Mad Max Prequel

When a Mad Max prequel centered on Imperator Furiosa was first announced, it was assumed that Fury Road star Charlize Theron would lead the project. But now, director George Miller has explained why this is not the case. While the filmmaker had initially intended for Theron to reprise the role, perhaps even using de-aging, he ultimately decided the technology was not convincing enough after seeing it utilized in the likes of Gemini Man and The Irishman. As Miller explained to Comicbook.com

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​George Miller explains why Charlize Theron did not return for Furiosa using de-aging technology: “I wasn’t looking at performance.” Read More