Pedro Pascal And Bella Ramsey To Headline 'The Last Of Us' HBO Series Based On Video Game

by Outsiders
February 11, 2021
Game of Thrones alum Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey are set to headline The Last of Us, HBO's series adaptation of the Sony Playstation franchise from Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann.

Pascal will be the role of Joel with Ramsey playing the role of Ellie.

Based on the critically acclaimed video game The Last of Us, developed by Naughty Dog exclusively for the PlayStation platforms, the story takes place twenty years after modern civilization has been destroyed. Joel (Pascal), a hardened survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie (Game of Thrones‘ Bella Ramsey), a 14-year-old girl, out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon becomes a brutal, heartbreaking journey, as they both must traverse across the U.S. and depend on each other for survival.

Pascal’s Joel, tormented by past trauma and failure, must trek across a pandemic-ravaged America, all the while protecting a girl who represents the last hope of humanity.


The series is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television. PlayStation Productions, Word Games, the Mighty Mint and Naughty Dog produce. Druckmann and Mazin executive produce alongside Carolyn Strauss, Naughty Dog’s Evan Wells and PlayStation Productions’ Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan.

Kantemir Balagov is directing the pilot episode of The Last Of Us, a co-production with with Sony Pictures Television. PlayStation Productions, Word Games, The Mighty Mint, and Naughty Dog.

Druckmann and Mazin write and executive produce; Carolyn Strauss (Game of Thrones, Chernobyl) also executive produces along with Naughty Dog president Evan Wells alongside Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan of PlayStation Productions.

Source: Deadline & The Hollywood Reporter



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Outsiders - 2021-07-22 @ 11:30 pm

Fringe alum Anna Torv has joined the cast of HBOs The Last of Us in a recurring role.

Torv will recur as Tess, a smuggler and hardened survivor in a post-pandemic world. In the original video game Tess works with Joel to survive and smuggle weapons in and out of Boston. She also accompanies Joel on the seemingly impossible mission to smuggle Ellie to the Fireflies.

Source: Deadline

Outsiders - 2021-07-15 @ 7:41 pm

Deadline is reporting that Jeffrey Pierce, Murray Bartlett, and Con ONeil have joined the cast to the HBO series, 'The Last Of Us', based on the video game series.

Jeffrey Pierce, the voice of Tommy in The Last of Us video game series, is set to recur as Perry, a rebel in a quarantine zone.

Murray Bartlett guest stars as Frank and Con ONeill are Bill, two post-pandemic survivalists living alone in their own isolated town.

Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey, Gabriel Luna, Merle Dandridge, and Nico Parker star in HBOs high-profile series adaptation of the Sony Playstation franchise.

Based on the acclaimed video game The Last of Us, the story takes place 20 years after modern civilization has been destroyed. Joel (Pascal), a hardened survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie (Ramsey), a 14-year-old girl, out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon becomes a brutal, heartbreaking journey, as they both must traverse across the U.S. and depend on each other for survival.

Outsiders - 2021-07-01 @ 1:49 am

Nico Parker will Joel's daughter in the HBO adaptation of the video game, 'The Last Of Us.' Joel is being played by Pedro Pascal with Bella Ramsey as Ellie and Gabriel Luna as Tommy.

Parkers breakout role came as Colin Farrells daughter in Disneys live-action adaptation ofDumbo.

Source: Deadline

Belmont13 - 2021-02-12 @ 1:29 pm
9 hours ago, Satam said:

Are you sure you don't mean Dermot Mulroney?

Nope, pretty sure.

MRT - 2021-02-12 @ 10:26 am

I always thought Gerard Butler would be great as Joel.

Satam - 2021-02-12 @ 4:33 am
4 hours ago, Belmont13 said:

I want to say they are solid choices but I really wish Dylan McDermott was cast as Joel.

Are you sure you don't mean Dermot Mulroney?

EvilHayato - 2021-02-12 @ 2:10 am

Neither of these two feel like the characters from the games but I can see them pulling it off potentially, just as a movie version and not so much on the nose of the game characters.

Belmont13 - 2021-02-12 @ 12:02 am

I want to say they are solid choices but I really wish Dylan McDermott was cast as Joel.

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