Release date, plot and cast of the video game adaptation
the last of usone of Naughty Dog’s Survive after the end of the world horror Video games Who has been all the rage around the world, will be adapted into HBO . TV series. The cast was an important factor and the arrival of the Mandalorian actor Pedro Pascal as Joel fascinated the nerd community.
The series has already been considered the largest television production In Canadian history, as it was filmed in Calgary, Alberta from July 2021 to June of this year. HBO has teamed up with Sony Pictures and PlayStation to create the first series produced by a video game company.
The The first season It will contain ten episodes written by Craig Mazin And the Neil Druckmann (Who wrote and directed the game), in which the story of the first installment of the game will be explained. Kantemir Balagov will be responsible for directing the pilot. Check out everything you want to know.
Team “The Last of Us”
Pedro Pascalthe representative of star Wars series, The MandalorianHe will play the male main character, Joel. According to one report, Pascal earns around $600,000 per episode, making him one of the highest-paid stars. His character is tasked with smuggling a girl, Ellie, out of the quarantine zone and across the United States.
Bella Ramsey You will play Ellie, the main female character. The Game of thrones The actress will play a 14-year-old girl who is immune to Cordyceps brain infection and may be the key to creating a vaccine. During an interview, she confirmed that she feels the show is the greatest thing she’s done so far.
Gabriel Luna He will play Tommy, Joel’s younger brother and ex-soldier who remains an idealist in his hope for a better world. According to the actor, the executives on the show asked him to do the casting and knew right away that he was a good fit for the role. The PlaySatition 5 actor was awarded during production to play games as a research method.
on the other side, Merle Dandridge You will be Marilyn, the head of the fireflies. Jeffrey Pierce It will be Perry, a rebel in the quarantine zone and Anna Torv He appears as Tess, a survivor who is Joel’s smuggling partner.
Nico Parker (Sarah), Murray Bartlett (Frank), Nick Offerman (Bill), Lamar Johnson (Henry), Kevon Woodard (Sam), Storm Reed (Riley Abel), Graham Greene (Marlon), Elaine Miles (Florence), Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson will also be part of the cast, although the latter two are yet to reveal their roles.
“The Last of Us” release date
Wolf Photography in June 2022 and The first episodes will arrive on HBO Max on January 15, 2023. Craig Mazen admitted that the series avoids episodic stories, such as random encounters not found in the original plot, so that it takes longer in terms of production.
Content removed from the game will be present on the show, and according to Druckmann, it will include a moment that “stunned the minds” of everyone who played the game and knows the events. Series It will contain a total of 10 episodes that will be released weeklya format that has already been adapted to many other products.
The plot of “The Last of Us”
According to what was seen in the game, during September 2013, a pandemic reached the United States, caused by a strain of the Cordyceps fungus, which, when infecting humans, turns it into cannibals.
Joel, his daughter Sarah, and his brother Tommy leave their home in Austin, Texas to avoid infection at all costs, but they don’t get very far. In the way they were intercepted by the officer who killed Sarah thinking she was infected, here the main plot begins.
According to the official IMDb description, Joel and Ellie, a married couple connected by the cruelty of the world they live in, are forced to endure brutal conditions and ruthless killers on a journey across post-pandemic America.
The story of the series, according to its official summary, “It takes place twenty years after the destruction of modern civilization. Joel, a fanatical survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie, a 14-year-old girl, from an oppressive quarantine zone. What begins as a small job soon turns into a brutal act and horrific journey, as… The two cross the United States and depend on each other for survival.”