Something to look forward to: The Last of Us is one of those fixture franchises that always seemed perfect for a functional TV adaptation. HBO is having the challenge, and we now know that’s playing the main role of Fran: it’s the Mandalorian himself, Pedro Pascal.
Deadline revealed Pascal’s casting soon after we tend to heard that Ellie will be an important part by Bella Ramsey, another Actions of Thrones alum. Pascal, anyone could possibly remember, portrayed the charismatic Oberyn Martell, also known as The Red Viper, before Ser Gregor Clegane broken his head like an overripe memo. Ramsey, meanwhile, was GoT’s Lyanna Mormont, who defeated but was you to great killed by an Ice Gigantic in the final season.
The words “video game adaptation, micron be it TV or movie, and bring shudders to those who experience them, but HBO has a track record of for producing top-quality programming. Completely announced last year that Johan Renck and Craig Mazin, who were both of involved in the excellent Chernobyl miniseries, may possibly act as The Last of Us director (pilot episode) and co-writer, respectively. Chernobyl, one of IMDB’s five best tells of all time, was created by Mazin and as well , directed by Renck.
Neil Druckman, article writer of the first Last of Us a co-writer on the game’s sequel, is also going to serve as a co-writer on the HBO show.
According to the series’ official synopsis: “The story, set 20 years after modern day day day civilization has been destroyed, centers with the relationship between Joel, a smuggler in this new world, and Ellie, a teen who may be the key to a cure for a very deadly pandemic. Joel, a reinforced survivor, is hired to smuggle the 14-year-old girl out of one oppressive quarantine zone. What takes place as a small job soon becomes a brutal, heartbreaking journey as they traverse the U. S. and go with each other for survival. ”
Filming close to the Last of Us begins this result.