Liam Hemsworth has been cast in the upcoming prequel film for the Mad Max franchise.
According to Deadline, The Aussie actor will star alongside Anya Taylor-Joy and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in the upcoming flick, which will delve into the life of Charlize Theron’s character from the 2015 movie Mad Max: Fury Road.
Director George Miller was considering using cinema technology to de-age Theron so she could reprise her role as war captain Furiosa, however he decided against it and has cast Taylor-Joy for the role.
It’s unclear what characters Hemsworth and Abdul-Mateen II will play in the prequel.
According to Geeka worldwide the movie is scheduled to be shot in Australia, and was due to get underway this year, however due to the coronavirus pandemic,production was delayed.