Quaden Bayles scores in new movie ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’
Quaden Bayles, an Indigenous Australian boy who has won the support of celebrities and wise men across the globe after being bullied because of his disability, has landed a new role.”Mad Max” movie.
Oscar-winning director, George Miller, offered the 11-year-old a small role in the movie “Furiosa“a prequel to 2015’s post-apocalyptic blockbuster”Mad Max: Fury Road. “
Miller revealed in an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Weekend, published on Saturday, that he was moved to bring Bayles to the big screen after seeing the heartbreaking video his mother shared about him. in February 2020.
The Queensland boy, born with a type of dwarfism known as achondroplasia, is scheduled to appear alongside Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton in Miller’s next film,”Three thousand years of longing. “
Miller told the Sydney Morning Herald: “It’s good for us and good for him. “And he did such a good job that he had a small role in Furiosa. “
CNN has reached out to representatives for Miller and Bayles for further comment.
In the viral 2020 video clip, Bayles cries non-stop in the back of his mother’s car as he demands a knife to kill himself.
“This is what bullying happens,” the boy’s mother, Yarraka Bayles, said in a video that was streamed live on Facebook to raise awareness about the impact of bullying. “Can you please educate your children, your family, your friends?”
The video also caught the attention of celebrities, including Australian actor Hugh Jackman, who posted a video on Twitter telling Bayles: “No problem, you’ve got a friend in my.”
“Quaden, you’re stronger than you know you are, mate,” Jackman said. “Everyone, please be kind to each other. Bullying is okay, weird.”