The Final of Us Tv Adaptation Is a Go at HBO


Joel and Ellie from The Last of Us: Part II. Or at least a trailer.

Joel and Ellie from The Final of Us: Half II. Or no less than a trailer.
Picture: Naughty Canine

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From the mind behind Chernobyl and a few of the people at recreation developer Naughty Canine, The Last of Us, the hit PlayStation sequence a couple of fungus-based zombie apocalypse, is formally making its approach to tv.

As shared by HBO yesterday in a press launch, the The Final of Us sequence, which has been in improvement since no less than earlier this yr, is transferring ahead with a sequence order. The present shall be written by Craig Mazin alongside Neil Druckmann, the director at Naughty Canine who performed a big position in writing and creating the sport sequence. Mazin and Druckmann may also govt produce the sequence alongside Carolyn Strauss (Chernobyl, Recreation of Thrones).

“Craig and Neil are visionaries in a league of their very own,” mentioned Francesca Orsi, Government Vice President at HBO Programming. “With them on the helm alongside the incomparable Carolyn Strauss, this sequence is certain to resonate with each die-hard followers of ‘The Final of Us’ video games and newcomers to this genre-defining saga. We’re delighted to companion with Naughty Canine, Phrase Video games, Sony and PlayStation to adapt this epic, powerfully immersive story.”

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The present is being created by HBO together with Sony, with it aimed for streaming on HBO Max and airing on HBO. It’ll be fascinating to see how the sequence varies up the content of the games, that are already intentionally cinematic in presentation and storytelling. In a means, the video games are completely arrange for adaptation, however that in and of itself might be an issue. How do you differentiate the sequence from the unique with out straying an excessive amount of?

Guess we’ll discover out when The Final of Us hits HBO, someday sooner or later. 


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