Pedal Pascal (The Mandalorian) and Bella Ramsy (Game of Thrones) are cast in the respective lead roles of Joel and Ellie in HBO’s The Last of Us series. Our last is set in a post-apocalypse world, where an epidemic arises in the creation of the infected, who are all zombies in their name. Joel is a hard-bitten survivor who has smuggled 14-year-old orphan Ellie across the US because his blood can be called an epidemic. The game focuses on the relationship between Joel and Ellie, such as the series no doubt.
It might sound a little like what Pascal is already doing Mandalorian – A past caring for an orphaned child – Although a man The last of us Very deep story for sure. It was also true for its video game sequel The Last of Us Part II (set five years after the original events), which I Described As “sad, hopeless and morbid”, and which is the HBO series courage Possibly cover during its run.
Hollywood reporter And time limit Ramsey and Pascal’s casting first word respectively, and both reports have been confirmed by The Last of Us developer naughty Dog. Deadline claimed that Pascal would be able to lead two TV series at the same time because his Mandalorian character spends a lot of time behind a helmet, which allows Disney Extensive use of stuntmen. THR also mentioned that Maharishi Ali, whose name was circulating in the casting rumors, had not signed on.
Pascal and Ramsey both have history HboHome for The Last of Us. Ramsi made her acting debut with game of Thrones As Liana Mormont, the young and fierce ruler of Bear Island who did not speak in front of adults. Pascal rose to fame as Oberian Martell of Game of Thrones, Dorn’s swabbuckling Red Viper, who was killed by The Mountain in a lawsuit. Pascal and Ramsey did not share any scenes on Game of Thrones.
The HBO lineage continues behind the scenes as well, with The Last of Us adaptation ChernobylEmmy-winning producer Craig Mazin is established as writer and executive producer with Neil Druckman, the writer and director of The Last of Us and The Last of Us Part II. Kantimir Balagov, director of the acclaimed 2019 Russian film Beanpole, has been installed as the director of The Last of Us series pilot.
Former HBO president Caroline Strauss, Naughty Dog president Evan Wells and Assad Qizilbash and PlayStation Productions’ Carter Swan will also serve as executive producers. The Last of Us series is a production of HBO, Sony Pictures Television, PlayStation Productions, Word Games, The Mighty Mint and Naughty Dog.