EntertainmentBullied boy with dwarfism scores role in new 'Mad Max' movie

Bullied boy with dwarfism scores role in new ‘Mad Max’ movie

Oscar-winning director George Miller has solid the now 11-year-old in a small position within the film “Furiosa,” a prequel to his 2015 post-apocalyptic blockbuster “Mad Max: Fury Highway.”

Miller revealed in an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Weekend journal, printed Saturday, that he was moved to place Bayles on the large display screen after watching the distressing video his mom shared of him in February 2020.

The Queensland boy, born with a kind of dwarfism generally known as achondroplasia, is already scheduled to seem alongside Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton in Miller’s subsequent movie, “Three Thousand Years of Longing.”

“It was good for us and it was good for him,” Miller instructed the Sydney Morning Herald. “And he did such an excellent job that he is obtained a small position in Furiosa.”

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CNN has contacted representatives for Miller and Bayles for additional remark.

Within the 2020 viral video clip, Bayles is proven crying uncontrollably at the back of his mom’s automotive as he asks for a knife to kill himself.

“That is what bullying does,” his mom, Yarraka Bayles, stated within the video, livestreamed on Fb to lift consciousness of the affect of bullying. “Are you able to please educate your youngsters, your households, your pals?”

The video additionally caught the eye of celebrities, together with Australian actor Hugh Jackman, who posted a video message on Twitter telling Bayles: “It doesn’t matter what, you have obtained a buddy in me.”

“Quaden, you’re stronger than you already know, mate,” Jackman stated. “Everybody, let’s simply please be type to one another. Bullying is just not OK, interval.”

CNN’s Helen Regan contributed to this report.

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