The Last of Us: new details on the tv series
After the announcement of the series, arriving updates about the production of The Last of Us for HBO: as stated by the screenwriter and producer of the series, Craig Mazin, in fact, to give life to the jobs you will have to wait for the release of The Last of Us 2 for PS4, programmed by Naughty Dog in may.
“We can't start immediately because they are still finishing the second game... but we will soon do very seriously” the words of Mazin during the recent episode of his podcast, Scriptnotes.
Probably, it is necessary to wait for the release of the game in order to not overlap the two projects or, more simply, for not to overload of commitments Neil Druckman, co-creator and creative director of the videogame saga, and screenwriter and executive producer of the series.
Look for the light. @clmazin and @Neil_Druckmann to develop the series adaptation of #TheLastOfUs, coming soon to HBO: https://t.co/z9c2h86EYw pic.twitter.com/AkT6fET4Im
— HBO (@HBO) March 5, 2020
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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