The future series The Last of Us on HBO is going to meet the creator and the director of another series catastrophe : Chernobyl.
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In a few days, the PS4 will host one of its last representatives, with the release of the highly anticipated The Last of Us Part 2, which should be one of the biggest games of the console of Sony. In addition to the video game, the license the Last of Us will also be available in a TV series, with a partnership between the broadcaster HBO, and the developer Naughty Dog.
The authors of Chernobyl for the first episode of The Last of Us
A series that should be in charge of transferring the best post-apocalyptic atmosphere of the game, after a pandemic caused by a fungus. What better way to do this than to appeal to Craig Mazin and Johan Renck, both to the commands of the series Chernobyl ?
In fact, Craig Mazin, creator of the series, and Johan Renck, the director of 5 episodes of Chernobyl, will have the responsibility to put in place the very first episode of the series the Last of Us. Remember that the team from Naughty Dog will monitor very closely the production, including Neil Druckmann, co-chair, writer and game director of both games The Last Of Us, which will take care of the scenario and co-production of the series.
It will, of course, exclusive to HBO, with an adaptation which could create a surprise, the universe of The Last of Us being particularly rich, and the themes are very many. This is not the first time that a video game is available in TV-series, since it has been recently, this is Netflix, which proposed the series The Witcher, inspired by the saga, literary, and video game of the same name.
About the series the Last of Us, we are waiting now to know the cast, obviously with an expectation all the more special for those who will have the heavy task to embody on the screen the characters of Ellie and Joel. Matter to follow therefore.