The Last of Us is an upcoming HBO series based on the popular video game of the same name. The series will follow the story of Joel and Ellie as they journey across a post-apocalyptic America. The show has assembled an impressive cast, which includes some of the most talented actors and actresses in the industry. Here is a look at the cast of The Last of Us.
Meet the Cast
The Last of Us will be led by Pedro Pascal, who will be playing the role of Joel. Pascal is best known for his roles in Game of Thrones, Narcos, and The Mandalorian. Bella Ramsey will be playing Ellie, a 14-year-old girl who is immune to the virus that has destroyed the world. Ramsey is best known for her roles in Game of Thrones and His Dark Materials.
The cast also includes Gabriel Luna as Tommy, Joel’s brother, and Merle Dandridge as Marlene, the leader of the Fireflies. Emily Swallow will be playing Anna, Joel’s ex-wife, and Jeffrey Wright as Bill, a survivor who helps Joel and Ellie on their journey. Shannon Woodward will be playing Ellie’s best friend, Riley Abel, and Joel Courtney will be playing Sam, Ellie’s love interest.
Behind the Scenes of ‘The Last of Us’
The Last of Us is being directed by Johan Renck, who has previously directed Chernobyl and Breaking Bad. The show is being executive produced by Neil Druckmann, the creative director of the original game, and Craig Mazin, the creator of Chernobyl.
The show’s writing team is also impressive, featuring some of the top writers in the industry. The writers include Druckmann, Mazin, Halley Gross, and Carolyn Strauss. The show is being produced by Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions.
The Last of Us is sure to be an exciting show, with a talented cast and an impressive behind the scenes team. With all of this talent, the show is sure to be a hit when it premieres on HBO.