MAD MAX Spinoff FURIOSA Pushed To Summer 2024; Slated To Begin Filming In Australia Next Year

MAD MAX Spinoff FURIOSA Pushed To Summer 2024; Slated To Begin Filming In Australia Next Year

While initially slated for 2023, Warner Bros. has decided to move back George Miller's upcoming Mad Max spinoff to Summer 2024. Filming has also been confirmed to begin at the start of next year.

Warner Bros. has announced today that George Miller's hotly-awaited Mad Max spinoff, Furiosa, will now open in theaters worldwide on May 24, 2024. The movie was originally scheduled for June 23, 2023. 

The long-awaited Fury Road prequel, penned by Miller and Nick Lathouris, will star Primetime Emmy-nominee Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen's GambitThe New Mutants) in the title role, with an A-list supporting cast consisting of Chris Hemsworth (Thor: Love and ThunderAvengers: Endgame) and Primetime Emmy-winner Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman and the Lost KingdomWatchmen). 

Pre-production is expected to begin at the end of this year in New South Wales, with principal photography set to start sometime early next year. The ambitious project will be Australia's largest production ever, and will reportedly infuse at least $350 million AUD into the local economy and create approximately 850 jobs for locals. 

WB has also dated New Line's Salem's Lot, an upcoming adaptation of the Stephen King horror novel of the same name, for September 9, 2022.

In other news, while Furiosa will film in Australia, Netflix and AGBO recently decided to move the production of their untitled Extraction sequel, which was scripted by Joe Russo and will be produced by the Russo Brothers, out of the Australian continent due to potential COVID and shut down concerns. The Chris Hemsworth-starrer will now film in Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic. 

Pre-production is already underway, and it seems as though Hemsworth will jump into filming the Sam Hargrave-directed actioner before reporting back to his home country of Australia in November or December for Furiosa

DISCLAIMER: Comic Book Movie is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
MAD MAX ANTHOLOGY Box Set Brings All Four Films To 4K Blu-Ray For The First Time This November

MAD MAX ANTHOLOGY Box Set Brings All Four Films To 4K Blu-Ray For The First Time This November

What a day... what a lovely day! Warner Brothers Home Entertainment has announced that George Miller's Mad Max Anthology will be released on 4K Ultra and Blu-Ray for the first time ever this November.
MAD MAX Spinoff FURIOSA Pushed To Summer 2024; Slated To Begin Filming In Australia Next Year

MAD MAX Spinoff FURIOSA Pushed To Summer 2024; Slated To Begin Filming In Australia Next Year

While initially slated for 2023, Warner Bros. has decided to move back George Miller's upcoming Mad Max spinoff to Summer 2024. Filming has also been confirmed to begin at the start of next year.
MAD MAX Spinoff FURIOSA Will Be Australia's Biggest Movie Ever; Chris Hemsworth Shares Excitement

MAD MAX Spinoff FURIOSA Will Be Australia's Biggest Movie Ever; Chris Hemsworth Shares Excitement

Mad Max director George Miller held a press conference today to talk about Furiosa, confirming that it will be the biggest film ever made in Australia. Chris Hemsworth has also shared his excitement!
MAD MAX Prequel FURIOSA Lands 2023 Theatrical Release Date From Warner Bros.

MAD MAX Prequel FURIOSA Lands 2023 Theatrical Release Date From Warner Bros.

While they may have sacrificed their entire 2021 slate, it looks like Warner Bros. is still keen on releasing future films in theaters first, as they've officially set a release date for Furiosa!
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Actor Hugh Keays-Byrne Has Passed Away At The Age Of 73

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Actor Hugh Keays-Byrne Has Passed Away At The Age Of 73

Mad Max fans will be saddened to hear that actor Hugh-Keays Byrne, who played villains ToeCutter and Immortan Joe in the franchise, has passed at the age of 73. The actor also appeared in Farscape.
Latest Headlines
HALLOWEEN KILLS Carves Up The Box Office With $50 Million Opening - Despite Day-And-Date Streaming Debut

HALLOWEEN KILLS Carves Up The Box Office With $50 Million Opening - Despite Day-And-Date Streaming Debut

Halloween Kills looks set to exceed all box office expectations with a very impressive $50 million domestic opening, despite releasing in theaters and on the Peacock streaming service simultaneously.
New BLACK ADAM Footage Released As A First Look At Dwayne Johnson In Costume Leaks Online

New BLACK ADAM Footage Released As A First Look At Dwayne Johnson In Costume Leaks Online

Ahead of DC FanDome, Black Adam star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has shared some new footage from the movie, while a couple of shots of the actor in full costume have also found their way online.
HALLOWEEN KILLS Director Explains Divisive Ending And Confirms Time Jump For HALLOWEEN ENDS - SPOILERS

HALLOWEEN KILLS Director Explains Divisive Ending And Confirms Time Jump For HALLOWEEN ENDS - SPOILERS

Halloween Kills director David Gordon Green has addressed the sequel's divisive ending, clearing a few lingering questions up and confirming a time jump when Halloween Ends kicks off. Check it out...
HAWKEYE: KATE BISHOP #1 Trailer From Marvel Comics Teases The Fan-Favorite Archer's Long Overdue Return

HAWKEYE: KATE BISHOP #1 Trailer From Marvel Comics Teases The Fan-Favorite Archer's Long Overdue Return

With Hailee Steinfeld set to bring Kate Bishop to the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the first time in Disney+'s Hawkeye, Marvel has shared a trailer for upcoming limited series Hawkeye: Kate Bishop #1...
HALLOWEEN KILLS To Get Extended Cut With New Ending; Judy Greer Talks SPOILERS

HALLOWEEN KILLS To Get Extended Cut With New Ending; Judy Greer Talks SPOILERS

Halloween Kills finally arrived today, and while it's reception has been decidedly mixed, it sounds like an extended cut is coming to Blu-ray with a new ending that should excite fans of the franchise.
Disney Enlists LOVE AND MONSTERS Director Michael Matthews To Helm MERLIN

Disney Enlists LOVE AND MONSTERS Director Michael Matthews To Helm MERLIN

It looks like Love and Monsters director Michael Matthews has found his next project, as he's signed on to helm Disney's Merlin, an adaptation of T.A. Barron’s novel series of the same name.
SMALLVILLE Co-Creator Reveals SHAZAM! Star Zachary Levi's Unfortunate Audition For Lex Luthor

SMALLVILLE Co-Creator Reveals SHAZAM! Star Zachary Levi's Unfortunate Audition For Lex Luthor

Before Zachary Levi became Shazam, he auditioned to play Lex Luthor in Smallville. Now, the show's co-creator has spoken about the actor's unfortunate audition for the role.
SPIDER-MAN 2 Star Yuri Lowenthal Talks Working With Tony Todd And Fan Response To The Trailer (Exclusive)

SPIDER-MAN 2 Star Yuri Lowenthal Talks Working With Tony Todd And Fan Response To The Trailer (Exclusive)

Peter Parker himself, Yuri Lowenthal, talks to us about his excitement to work with Tony Todd (Venom) on Spider-Man 2 and how pleased he was with the positive response to that spectacular teaser trailer...