The Last of Us, one of the favorites of the game lovers with its impressive story among the PlayStation original productions, is preparing to meet the series lovers with an adaptation. The Last of Us HBO centers on 14-year-old Ellie, who could be the key to cure a deadly epidemic in the world 20 years after the demise of modern civilization, and Joel, who try to kidnap her from the repressive quarantine zone.
Until now, Mahershala Ali was the most frequently mentioned name for Joel’s character. However, there was no idea who would portray Ellie. According to the information provided by The Hollywood Reporter. Bella Ramsey, who played the role of Lyanna Mormont in Game of Thrones, will appear as Ellie in the adaptation of The Last of Us on HBO. Moreover, Neil Druckmann, author and creative director of The Last of Us, shared the news of THR. Also, expressed his satisfaction with the addition of Bella Ramsey to the cast.
The Last of Us HBO Series Will Be Written By Craig Mazin
Although it is still not clear who will play the Joel character. It is now certain who we will watch as Ellie. By the way, for those who do not know; The Last of Us series; It will be written by Craig Mazin, who is also behind Chernobyl, another popular HBO production. Neil Druckmann will serve as the executive producer of the series. According to rumors, Kantemir Balagov will direct the series.
“The Last of Us, a gritty emotional journey, will be coming to HBO,” Jim Ryan, the President, and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment said earlier this year. “This is just the beginning of the expansion of our storytelling into new media and even wider audiences. Sony is a creative entertainment company, and entertainment has never been more important.”