Charlize Theron says it's 'a little heartbreaking' she won't get to star as Furiosa in Mad Max prequel
Filmmaker George Miller told the New York Times in May that he was going to do a prequel of Mad Max with a younger actress to portray Furiosa
Actor Charlize Theron recently revealed that she wasn't prepared to let go of the 'Mad Max: Fury Road' character Furiosa, but she had to. According to Fox News, filmmaker George Miller told the New York Times in May that he was going to do a prequel with a younger actress to portray Furiosa. The 44-year-old star opened up in a new interview about Miller's decision.
She told The Hollywood Reporter on Monday. "It's a tough one to swallow. Listen, I fully respect George, if not more so in the aftermath of making 'Fury Road' with him. He's a master, and I wish him nothing but the best."
She continued: "Yeah, it's a little heartbreaking, for sure. I really love that character, and I'm so grateful that I had a small part in creating her. She will forever be someone I think of and reflect on fondly."
75-year-old Miller didn't address whether a second movie with Theron is off the table for the future.
"Obviously, I would love to see that story continue, and if he feels like he has to go about it this way, then I trust him in that manner," Theron said.
She concluded: "We get so hung up on the smaller details that we forget the thing that we emotionally tap into has nothing to do with that minute thing that we're focusing on."
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