The creator of Chernobyl will be at the helm to develop the Tv adaptation for HBO, alongside The Last of Us Imaginative director, Neil Druckmann.
A television version of the critically acclaimed survival match The Last of Us is on its way to HBO. Neil Druckmann, creative director and vice president in Naughty Dog, is partnering with Craig Mazin, the creator of HBO’s Chernobyl, to develop the adaptation, according to The Hollywood Reporter. HBO’s Carolyn Strauss and president of Naughty Dog Evan Wells are also on board to produce the series.
The Last of Us HBO Television Adaptation
“Neil Druckmann is without question the best storyteller operating in the video game medium, along with The Last of Us is his magnum opus,” said Mazin to THR. “Getting an opportunity to adapt this stunning work of art was a fantasy of mine for years, and I am so honored to do it in partnership with Neil.” The Last of Us television series is a co-production between PlayStation Productions and Sony Pictures Television. This is PlayStation Productions’ first foray into tv.
The Last of Us is a action-adventure survival game developed by Naughty Dog in 2013. The game follows Joel, a smuggler, and Ellie, a teenaged girl who might hold the cure as they trek across a usa. The sport was praised by critics for its gripping storytelling and character development, among other characteristics.
The HBO adaptation will depict the events of the game. According to THR, the series can also feature”added content depending on the forthcoming sequel.” Players can reunite with Ellie on May 29, 2020 exclusively on PlayStation 4.The Last US HBO television show does not have a discharge window, even though it’s unlikely to broadcast anytime soon. We could look forward to enjoying with the sequel in just a couple months. Check back here for more on The Last of Us HBO series and The Last of Us Part II.