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HBO is making a TV Show out of “The Last of Us”, helmed by Chernobyl creator

HBO and PlayStation Productions are making a TV present out of “The Last of Us” online game.
Craig Mazin, the creator of Chernobyl, shall be main the venture.
Naughty Dog’s personal Neil Druckmann will assist write and government produce the sequence.
Naughty Dog, the studio behind the favored PlayStation title “The Last of Us” has partnered with HBO to create a TV sequence across the recreation. The TV present is being made by Craig Mazin, the creator of Chernobyl, a mini-series primarily based on the nuclear catastrophe that shook the world in 1986. On high of that, Naughty Dog’s personal Neil Druckmann will assist write and government produce the sequence. Sony PlayStation Productions in addition to Naughty Dog president Evan Wells are additionally half of the venture.

The present will comply with the plot of the primary recreation the place jaded survivor Joel has to smuggle a teenage woman Ellie out of a quarantine zone. The recreation sees the duo staff as much as combat off the Infected, that are mainly zombies in addition to rogue residents on a cross-country tour. There is additionally a likelihood that the plot will contact upon occasions anticipated within the sequel of the primary recreation, known as “The Last of Us Part II”. The launch date of the sequel is set for May 29.

Naughty Dog’s recreation has been acclaimed for its mature storytelling and character improvement and, whereas TV present variations of standard video games are nonetheless a rarity (Netflix’s Witcher should have began a pattern), HBO gained’t must work too exhausting to show this into a gritty story of survival that may be loved by non-gamers.

The Last of Us TV present additionally marks a new inning for Sony. Chris Parnell, the co-president of Sony TV studios had stated that this is the primary of many reveals that the corporate plans to develop with PlayStation Productions. How many of them truly make out of the pilot stays to be seen. Loads is additionally using on the success of the TV present presently beneath making.