After many years of success and fan requests, the famous apocalyptic suspense video game will finally receive an adaptation to the television format. The last of us was promised months ago for the television format with Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsay as protagonists. Now we can finally see a first glimpse of what the famous duo will look like in live action.
September 26 is a special day for fans of The Last of Us. First of all because such a day in the game universe is known as the day that the event that unleashed an apocalyptic world with few survivors began, but also because it was on that date that the video game was released for the first time. Of course HBO would not miss the opportunity and with the premiere of the series promised for 2022, this was the last opportunity they had to give the fans of the game a little surprise on their special day.
Through social networks the first image of the live action where we can see Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsay with the characteristic costumes of their characters. Although the image does not show much, fans of the franchise will definitely agree that it has all the vibes of the video game and that little glimpse only increases the dose of excitement.
In addition to official HBO channels, also series director Neil Druckmann shared the first look on their own networks. In addition to Druckmann the series gets its development in conjunction with Craig mazin. The first is a creative who belongs to the franchise since it debuted in the world of consoles; for his part, the second is to whom the creation of the Chernobyl series is owed, one of the last television successes of the aforementioned pay channel.
In addition to Mazin and Druckmann, Carolyn Strauss (game of Thrones;Chernobyl) will serve as executive producer of theShow, along with Naughty Dog’s Evan Wells and PlayStation Productions’ Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan. The team began filming early this year with a view to releasing the product at some still unknown point in 2022.
Craig and Neil are visionaries in their own league. With them at the helm alongside the incomparable Carolyn Strauss, this series is sure to resonate so much with die-hard game fans.THE LAST OF USas well as newcomers to this genre-defining saga, “said Francesca Orsi, executive vice president of programming for HBO. “We are delighted to be working with Naughty Dog, Word Games, Sony and PlayStation to adapt this epic and powerfully immersive story.”
The story that follows the video game, and that the series will surely have, is the chronicle of a 14-year-old girl who joins a smuggler in the search for a cure. Both traverse the remains of a post-apocalyptic world in their quest to end a deadly pandemic. It is a game for consoles that has achieved great sales numbers around the world and many accolades from its industry.
A second part of the video game was released in 2019. This means that there is probably more than one season of the series. In fact it is known that HBO ordered the creation of 10 episodes, at the moment. So surely we will be facing a new franchise of the pay channel. They’re excited?
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