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“The Last of Us”: first official image of the HBO series with its protagonists

“The Last of Us”: first official image of the HBO series with its protagonists
First official image with the protagonists of "The Last of Us".  (HBO)
First official image with the protagonists of “The Last of Us”. (HBO)

The Last of Us It is, without a doubt, one of the most important video games of this century and it continues to prove it with more announcements. Yesterday was another proof of this because they announced a remastering of their first game and took the opportunity to release the first official image of the protagonists: Bella Ramsey Y Peter Pascal.

This happened during the video game industry event known as Summer Game Fest. There, they told (actually it was leaked before, but it was intended that way) that a remastering of the first The Last of Us for Playstation 5. But that was not all. Fans of the saga were in a moment of ecstasy when the first image of the HBO series that adapts the video game appeared.

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Pedro Pascal and the cast at the start of filming for "The Last of Us".  (HBO)
Pedro Pascal and the cast at the start of filming for “The Last of Us”. (HBO)

In the first official image, Joel and Ellie, Pascal and Ramsey respectively, are shown in one of the classic situations of the characters in the video game. It should be noted that both had already appeared but only in images of the filming, not of the scenes of the fiction produced between HBO and Sony. According to Neil DruckmanPlayStation game director, the series’ debut date “is closer than you think.”

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At the same conference there were also Troy Baker and Ashley Johnsonthose in charge of voicing and interpreting Joel and Ellie in the company’s video game naughty dog. This time they will not be in charge of bringing these characters to life, but it was confirmed that they will be part of the series in other roles. A move strictly intended for the fans.

"The Last of Us" would not reach the platform until 2023. (HBO)
“The Last of Us” would not reach the platform until 2023. (HBO)

Although there is still a long way to go before the debut of the series, HBO will begin to release more information and the promise of soon telling the premiere date. In February it was Casey Bloys, Chief Content Officer of the platform, who took charge of the news of the delay: “The Last of Us it’s not going to air in 2022. They’re still shooting in Canada. I imagine that it will only be possible to see it in 2023″. Bloys also added that he’s seen some of the first few episodes and that he’s “very excited” about the progress of the project. To the place dead line confessed to him: “Craig Mazin [guionista de la serie] made Chernobyl For us, he is a fantastic writer and director. What I’ve seen looks amazing, so I’m excited about it, but it won’t be 2022.”

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With a total of ten chapters directed by Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann, the series promises to be a true phenomenon as it will have the quality assured by HBO and the huge group of video game fans. The rest of the cast also promises quality in its production: Nick Offerman (Bill), Jeffrey Pierce (Perry), Gabriel Luna (Tommy), Nico Parker (Sarah), Merle Dandridge (Marlene) and Storm Reid as Riley Abel.

"The Last of Us", the video game.  (NaughtyDog)
“The Last of Us”, the video game. (NaughtyDog)

The Last of Us It would only be released in 2023.

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