‘The Last of Us’ Renewed For Season 2 By HBO
With just two episodes released over the last few weeks, HBO’s The Last of Us adaptation is one of the biggest hits of 2023 so far. Now, as first revealed by the program’s social media platforms, HBO is already giving the series a season two order.
The series scored 97% positive reviews among critics on Rotten Tomatoes and reportedly touts 22 million viewers across all platforms. In a statement, The Last of Us creator Neil Druckmann expresses his excitement to continue creating the adaptation of his hit video game.
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“I’m humbled, honored, and frankly overwhelmed that so many people have tuned in and connected with our retelling of Joel and Ellie’s journey,” said executive producer Neil Druckmann. “The collaboration with Craig Mazin, our incredible cast and crew, and HBO exceeded my already high expectations. Now we have the absolute pleasure of being able to do it again with season two!”
Created by Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann, The Last Of Us is based on the 2013 video game developed by Naughty Dog. The series follows Joel (Pedro Pascal), a smuggler tasked with escorting the teenage Ellie (Bella Ramsey) across the post-apocalyptic United States. Guest stars include Nico Parker as Joel’s daughter Sarah, Gabriel Luna as Joel’s younger brother Tommy, Merle Dandridge as resistance leader Marlene, and Anna Torv as Joel’s smuggler partner Tess.
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