“Chris Hemsworth is like a Villainous Thor..”: Anya Taylor-Joy is Coming for Timothée Chalamet’s Dune 2 Throne and First Reactions For Furiosa Prove It

Furiosa stars Chris Hemsworth and Anya Taylor-Joy and receives overwhelmingly positive reviews for their performance!

Anya Taylor-Joy in Furiosa A Mad Max Saga, Timothée Chalamet in Dune

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  • Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga becomes triumphantly successful as critics give the prequel a thumbs up.
  • Chris Hemsworth and Anya Taylor-Joy's performance played a major role in the film's critical success.
  • With overwhelmingly positive reviews surrounding the film, George Miller's Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga is coming for Dune: Part Two's box office record.
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As the audience prepares themselves to witness one of the most thrilling post-apocalyptic world films, Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga featuring Chris Hemsworth and Anya Taylor-Joy in the limelight. Being one of the most heavily anticipated films of 2024 as well as the prequel to George Miller’s legendary Mad Max: Fury Road delves deeper into the backstory of the series.

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George Miller's Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
A still from Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

The excitement for the film is intensifying as the first reactions of the prequel are rolling out and critics have much to say about the film which made its viewers wait for several years. However, that’s not all as the reviews forecast the prequel is going to surpass Denis Villeneuve’s Dune: Part Two featuring Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya, another film that was released earlier this year that left a lasting impact on film connoisseurs.

Critics Praise Chris Hemsworth and Anya Taylor-Joy For Their Phenomenal Performance in Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Taking place 15 years prior to Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller’s prequel expands on the backstory of Imperator Furiosa before becoming the war captain of the ruthless Immortan Joe. The main cast of the show was announced long back and with early screening of the film, it has surpassed the expectations of the critics and the fans.

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Anya Taylor-Joy earns praise from critics for her portrayal of Imperator Furiosa
Anya Taylor-Joy as Imperator Furiosa

The critics praise the cast of the film, especially Chris Hemsworth’s phenomenal performance leaving them stunned with John Nguyen calling the actor a “villainous Thor” in the prequel.

But it was not just the Marvel actor that stole the show as Anya Taylor-Joy’s portrayal of Imperator Furiosa was equally exciting leaving the critics saying only positive things about her and the film on X.

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With overwhelmingly positive words from the critics surrounding Geroge Miller’s Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, the electrifying performance of the entire cast puts the prequel on everyone’s watchlist. However, with such positive reviews, the film is expected to easily surpass Denis Villeneuve’s Dune 2 which was released back in March 2024.

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The sci-fi sequel to the 2021 film was outstanding and it was believed that the film’s massive box office record of $708.4 million the worldwide box office as per The Numbers would remain untouched for a long time in 2024, but it looks like the record is going to be broken by the post-apocalyptic film.

Chris Hemsworth’s Stardom Would Play a Major Role in Toppling Dune: Part Two From Its Throne

With immensely positive words from critics surrounding the upcoming prequel, especially the performance of the cast, it is strongly assumed that the post-apocalyptic will knock Denis Villeneuve’s magnum opus, Dune: Part Two from its pedestal.

Chris Hemsworth's portrayal will assist Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga to topple Dune 2
Chris Hemsworth as Dr. Dementus

However, there is one more factor that will lead Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga to become the highest-grossing film of 2024 Chris Hemsworth’s global stardom. There’s no debate that Hemsworth is one of the biggest names and the most recognizable faces in the world.

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The actor’s meteoric fame is a result of his portrayal of Thor, the Norse God of Thunder in the MCU for over a decade, and constantly giving smash-hit blockbusters with the franchise established him as one of the hottest names in the film industry.

George Miller's Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
A still from Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

The Extraction actor is immensely dedicated when it comes to portraying a role, flaunting his acting range, and alone improving the film’s quality. As a result, his name alone draws excitement not only among movie enthusiasts but also generates buzz among casual moviegoers. With a stellar history of delivering box office hits and giving compelling performances, it is strongly believed that Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga is going to be no exception.

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga will premiere on the big screen on 24 May 2024.

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Tushar Auddy, Content Writer. He has been in the entertainment industry for 3 years and is always on the lookout for a captivating story. He is a student of Linguistics and is currently pursuing his Master's degree in the same field. He has a passion for literature that runs deep and loves nothing more than getting lost in a novel for hours on end. When he isn't reading, you'll find him capturing the beauty of language.