“Furiosa”, from the Mad Max saga, confirmed for the Cannes Film Festival

“Furiosa”, from the Mad Max saga, confirmed for the Cannes Film Festival

The long-awaited sequel to George Miller, Furiosa: from the Mad Max sagawas confirmed for the 77th Cannes Film Festival.

The film will be unveiled in the presence of Miller and the cast led by Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth and Tom Burke in an out-of-competition gala session on Wednesday, May 15.

The film had been widely anticipated as the opening film of this year’s edition, but will instead be screened on the second night of the festival, which begins on May 14.

The premiere in Cannes of the fifth installment of the franchise Mad Max comes nine years after Warner Warner successfully released Mad Max: Fury Road in Cannes in 2015.

The new installment opens in theaters in France on May 22, two days before its release in the United States.

“The idea of ​​this prequel has been with me for over a decade,” Miller said. “I couldn’t be more excited to return to the Cannes Film Festival, along with Anya, Chris and Tom, to share Furiosa: from the Mad Max saga. “There is no better place than La Croisette to experience this film with audiences on the world stage.”

What Furiosa is about: from the Mad Max saga

According to the official logline: “As the world falls, young Furiosa (Taylor-Joy) is snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a great Biker Horde led by Warlord Dementus. She will spend the rest of her life fighting to return home.”


Miller was last in Cannes in 2022 with Three Thousand Years of Longing, with Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba, out of competition.

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