Recollect the glued hours you used to spend playing “The Last of Us” video game? Well, some of you might still be in awe of the video game, isn’t it? And why would it be not! The gripping video game had won hearts in those days and continues to maintain its cult status in the action-adventure genre. Well, we got a surprise for all its fans. Yeah!!! You guys are guessing that right. After a long-awaited time, the game is coming back as a spin-off HBO television series with a huge 8 figure budget per episode. Can you imagine that? Check out all the latest details about the television series right here.
All You Need to Know About HBO’s “The Last of Us” upcoming television series
The “The Last of Us” television series has an enormous 8 figure budget per episode which already leaves its fans spellbound. The series is the adaptation of the 2013 video game of the same name developed by Naughty Dog.
The filming of the action-adventure series began in Calgary, Alberta in July 2021 and it is expected to end in June 2022. It is the first HBO series which is based on a video game and is also a joint production by Sony Pictures Television, PlayStation Productions, Naughty Dog, The Mighty Mint, and Word Games.
Its first season will comprise of ten episodes composed by Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin. Druckmann led the development of the video game as both, the writer and the creative director. Gustavo Santaolalla, composer of the original video game will compose the score and Kantemir Balagov will be directing the pilot episode.
The TV Show’s Star Cast and Plot: An Overview
The upcoming TV show’s lead characters, Joel, Ellie, and Tommy are being portrayed by Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey, and Gabriel Luna respectively.
Joel’s (Pedro Pascal) character is the depiction of an accustomed survivor afflicted by the trauma of his past. He is in charge of smuggling a 14-year-old young girl, Ellie (Bella Ramsey) out of a quarantine zone and eventually across the United States. Ellie, a possessive yet resistant character, is immune to the infection and might be the key to its cure. Tommy (Gabriel Luna) depicts Joel’s younger brother and a former soldier who has an optimistic approach to a better world.
‘The Last of Us’ TV show has left all fans in awe and in a dilemma that is awaited to uncover. We are sure that the series will offer the best ‘treat’ to the eyes of many. So, guys, we can’t deny the fact that this upcoming television series is already looming large over the horizon, isn’t it?
Stay tuned to know more about all the news and updates regarding the thrilling TV series! By the time, get yourselves ready to set on an adventurous journey, which is in making, for you to enjoy in 2022!