The post-apocalyptic video game saga The last of us It will be adapted for television in a series that will come from the hand of HBO. The project is still in its early stages, but we already know who will be its protagonists, as well as other interesting details.
Don’t miss out on everything you need to know about the series The last of us, one of many popular video game adaptations. The ones who put faces on Joel and Ellie? Two old acquaintances for fans of Game Of Thrones.
When is The Last of Us series coming out?
The HBO adaptation of the video game The last of us was announced in March 2020. Considering how long it will take to produce and based on various rumors circulating on the internet, we don’t believe it will arrive until 2022.
Additionally, due to the delays and other issues the coronavirus is causing in the audiovisual world, we wouldn’t be surprised if we had to wait even longer. Of course, everything indicates that we could have more than one season.
Who will appear in The Last of Us series?
We already know the two protagonists of the series The last of us from HBO. Joel will be played by Pedro Pascal, best known for shows such as Narcos O The Mandalorian. Ellie, meanwhile, will be played by Bella Ramsey, who you’ll remember from Game Of Thrones.
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The last name to be associated with the project is Gabriel Luna (Shield Agents), who will play Tommy Miller, Joel’s little brother. On the other hand, Merle Dandridge will appear in the role of Marlene.
The series will be written by the creator and director of the video game series, Neil Druckmann, in collaboration with Craig Mazin, creator of the Chernobyl. Carolyn Strauss (also worked on Chernobyl) and Evan Wells (president of Naughty Dog, producer of the game) are the executive producers of the series.
One of the first directors has already been announced: Johan Renck, who is expected to direct at least the pilot episode. We know Renck from previous work as a director also of breaking Bad Yes Chernobyl. He will also be executive producer.
This adaptation is a production of HBO and Sony Pictures Television, in collaboration with PlayStation Productions. This is the first series for PlayStation Productions, which is also working on an adaptation of Unexplored against Tom Holland.
However, we know who is responsible for creating the music for the series. In this case, it will be the Argentinian Gustavo Santaolalla, who has already composed the soundtrack of the video games. Won an Oscar for Babel
What is the plot of The Last of Us series?
According to Hollywood journalist, the series will be based on the events of the first game, although it may also cover some elements of the sequel. We don’t know everything about the first season, and the writers might even decide to cover the storyline for the first title over multiple seasons.
If you’ve never played The last of usYou should know that he follows Joel and Ellie as they try to cross the United States, which has been ravaged by a plague that has infected most of the population and made them into a kind of zombies.
Joel and Ellie will try to find the resistance group working to find a cure for the pandemic. It is no surprise that things are not so simple and that they have to face each other.
How to watch The Last of Us series
We know that HBO is late The last of us, so the most logical thing is to think that it can be seen on HBO Europe, which has a price of $ 8.99 per month. However, they might decide to reserve it only for HBO Max, which is not yet available outside of the US.
HBO Max is expected to reach Europe and some Latin American countries in the second half of 2021. But if neither the platform nor The last of us, all you have to do is play the video game for PlayStation.