Queen’s Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy was photographed lurking around a beautiful local institute in Sydney this Monday.
Ritz Cinemas, located at Randwick in Sydney, shared a photo of one of their lucky front desk staff, who was photographed with the star.
Posting the photo on Facebook, the cinemas wrote: “Last night in Randwick. Shout out to Anya Taylor-Joy super swoon for coming to the Ritz. Picture taken here with Nick our amazing live crew member .”
Taylor-Joy is in Australia while filming Mad Max: Fury Road prequel, Furiosaslated for release in 2024.
Some Ritz fans seemed a bit confused in the comments, writing that theaters have been pretty “secret” about Taylor-Joy’s arrival there.
“That bugger is Chris Hemsworth & Anya that I missed.. I can only scream.. you guys are so secretive about the stars that show up there,” one person wrote.
“It seems that the Ritz is very secretive about the stars who will be walking the red carpet?” other shared.
The 26-year-old British-American actress, born in Miami but raised between London and Argentina, currently lives in Sydney with her musician boyfriend Malcolm McRae.
She will play the young Imperator Furiosa in the film, a character previously portrayed by Charlize Theron in 2015. Mad Max: Road of Rage.
The film has an all-star cast, with Chris Hemsworth, Tom Burke and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II also appearing.
The film itself was greeted with enthusiasm by former NSW prime minister Gladys Berejiklian last year, who promised the project would bring jobs and opportunities to local Australian pockets.
It is believed to have created at least 850 jobs and brought in about $350 million to the local economy.