Game of Thrones actors Bella Ramsey and Pedro Pascal – who also star in Disney’s Star Wars Spinoff The Mandalorian – were cast on HBO’s adaptation of the popular video game series The Last of Us. They will be taking on the roles of Ellie and Joel in the upcoming drama.
The Hollywood Reporter Breaking news to adapt Last March, speculation has raged since then about the casting. Fans on social media initially favored Booksmart star Kaitlyn Dever for the role of Ellie and the actor Express interest. Meanwhile, the real detective Mahershala Ali It has been rumored that Joel’s role has been approached.
In response to the ads on Twitter, Neil Druckman, writer and creative director of games, He said: “We are delighted that Bella has joined the TLoU family!” He later wrote: “Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. Excited to have Pedro on board!”
Written by Craig Mazen, creator of the popular little Chernobyl series, and written by Druckmann, the HBO link is set to follow the events of the original Last of Us game. Twenty years after the zombie outbreak spread across North America, grizzly survivor Joel is tasked with transporting teenage Eli across the country to a lab where a cure is being developed. According to Hollywood Reporter, the script will also include material from Our last 2, Which is set five years after the original game. at Radio interview with BBCMazen hinted that the TV version will fill in and expand the narrative, but will not retreat from any elements already present in the games.
There is no news on when the Last of Us series will air, but joint production with Sony Pictures Television will be the first in a new list of adaptations. In 2019, Sony announced the formation of PlayStation Productions, a company devoted to the TV and film production of the PlayStation game series. The department is also producing the upcoming action-adventure adaptive movie UnknownTom Holland starring.