Today, HBO and Warnermedia announced that The Last of Us television series has received a full series order. You can read part of the press release below.
The Last of Us Television Show Receives Full Series Order From HBO
“HBO has given a series order to the drama THE LAST OF US, it was announced today by Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. Craig Mazin (HBO’s “Chernobyl”), Neil Druckmann (“The Last of Us” and “Uncharted” video game franchises), and Carolyn Strauss (HBO’s “Chernobyl” and “Game of Thrones”) are executive producers along with Naughty Dog’s Evan Wells and PlayStation Productions’ Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan. Written by Mazin and Druckmann, the series is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television. PlayStation Productions, Word Games, and Naughty Dog produce.”
You can read the rest of the press release here.
This is great news for The Last of Us fans because this means the series will be completed on HBO. There is still no word on casting or release window for the series, but it seems like things are progressing forward at a promising pace.
Now the internet can speculate wildly at who should and shouldn’t be cast as Joel and Ellie. So get ready for some really hot takes coming your way from every angle.
The Last of Us Part 2 was released just last June and was nominated this week for Game of The Year at The Game Awards. It’s been a big year for The Last of Us brand, and it seems like 2021 has the potential to be just as big.
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