It’s a Glorious Day for Cinema as Chris Hemsworth’s Furiosa Fights With Franchises of Two Other Marvel Stars With Same Release Date

Chris Pratt vs. Andy Serkis vs. Chris Hemsworth - who will win the box office battle with 3 different films?

It's a Glorious Day for Cinema as Chris Hemsworth’s Furiosa Fights With Franchises of Two Other Marvel Stars With Same Release Date

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  • Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, directed by George Miller, will be released on May 24, 2024, on the same release date as The Garfield Movie and Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes.
  • Chris Hemsworth, who played Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will play the transformative role of Biker Warlord Dementus in the action-packed adventure film Furiosa.
  • His MCU co-star Chris Pratt will be the voice of the titular orange cat in The Garfield Movie, which will be released on the same date as Furiosa.
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The much-awaited film Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, starring Chris Hemsworth, is set to square off against two other franchises, The Garfield Movie and Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, which could not have been predicted. With all three movies competing for the same release date (May 24, 2024), Hollywood is preparing for a fight that will surely change the face of the box office.

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Let us just say that Hemsworth, who is most known for playing Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will radiate confidence and surely give Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga superhuman strength. Meanwhile, Chris Pratt, who will voice the title character in The Garfield Movie, has returned as everyone’s favorite orange cat.

Moreover, almost seven years after the last film, War for the Planet of the Apes, Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes will hit theaters on Memorial Day weekend, May 24, 2024. The film is the fourth installment in the Planet of the Apes reboot franchise, which had Andy Serkis in the lead role.

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Chris Hemsworth in Furiosa | Photo: Via Warner Bros.
Chris Hemsworth in Furiosa | Photo: Via Warner Bros.

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Chris Hemsworth’s Furiosa Faces Off Against Two Other Franchises on the Same Release Date

Chris Hemsworth, who gained fame for his endearing portrayal of Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is a towering presence in Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga. Fans are curious to see how his indisputable charm works in this new role after he proved his ability to lead successful franchises. As per Deadline, the film, directed by George Miller, will be released on May 24, 2024, which also happens to be Memorial Day weekend.

Chris Pratt's The Garfield Movie
Chris Pratt’s The Garfield Movie

What makes this release date collision more intriguing are the colliding genres. There is the lighthearted comedy The Garfield Movie with Chris Pratt as the voice of the title orange cat, Hemsworth’s action-packed adventure film, and the sci-fi Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes.

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Owen Teague will replace Andy Serkis in the latter, who played Caesar in the previous trilogy of films and won critical and audience acclaim. It is the fourth entry in the Planet of the Apes reboot series and acts as the follow-up to War for the Planet of the Apes (2017).

There are many options for moviegoers because every film is tailored for a particular demographic. Audiences will have to make an intriguing choice after this clash, which will put the popularity of each genre to the test. 

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Freya Allen in the Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes | Photo: Via Warner Bros.
Freya Allen in the Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes | Photo: Via Warner Bros.

Know More About Chris Hemsworth’s Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga‘s cast now includes several well-known actors, adding to the already thrilling movie. The lead role will be played by Anya Taylor-Joy as Imperator Furiosa. The actress shot to fame after turning in an incredible performance in Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit. Since then, she has starred in several notable roles and won praise from reviewers.

Collider reports that the Warner Bros. movie will focus on Imperator Furiosa’s past and highlight her hardships. The film will detail her upbringing, which shaped her into a positive feminist action hero, as well as her path toward becoming a morally and strongly-willed leader. An additional level of intrigue is provided by Chris Hemsworth, who will be playing the transformative role of Biker Warlord Dementus. 

Chris Hemsworth's first look in Furiosa (2024)
Chris Hemsworth’s first look in Furiosa (2024)

The film, directed by George Miller, also stars Alyla Browne and Tom Burke in supporting roles. As the fifth installment in the Mad Max series, it functions as both a prequel and a spin-off of Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). 

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The release date for Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga is set for May 24, 2024, which falls on Memorial Day weekend that year. Other movies that are slated for release on the same day are Mark Dindal’s The Garfield Movie and Wes Ball’s Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes.

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