The Last of Us: developing a series for HBO
According to what was recently reported by The Hollywood Reporter, it would be in the development phase of a television series of The Last of Us for HBO: involved in the project, the creator of Chernobyl, Craig Mazin, and Neil Druckmann (former writer and creative director of the title games, is currently at work on the sequel), both as screenwriters and executive producers.
As executive producers are also reported Carolyn Straus and Evan Wells; the series will be co-produced by Sony Pictures Television and will be the first television series to PlayStation Productions.
The series will focus on the events already seen in the game, bringing on the small screen, the apocalyptic setting of an America that was futuristic where you will follow the story of Joel, a man who because of the attack of the parasitic fungus has lost his beloved daughter. Will be considered as well, the events of the second chapter of the videogame saga.
“Since the first time I sat down to talk with Craig, I was struck by his approach to the story, from his love and from his profound understanding of The Last of Us.
With Chernobyl, Craig and HBO have created a masterpiece-sharp, heartbreaking, emotional. I couldn't think of a partner better, to give life to the story of The Last of Us as a television series,” the words of Druckmann.
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