News Gaming News TV | Written by JAMES "MAGIC" PERKINS 11/02/2021

HBO’s THE LAST OF US Finds their Joel in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Mere hours ago, we reported that Bella Ramsey (Game of Thrones) had been cast as Ellie in the upcoming HBO adaptation of The Last of Us.

Well now, via Deadline, we have our Joel - Mandalorian and Wonder Woman 1984 superstar Pedro Pascal will brave the American wasteland as Joel, the man tasked with transporting Ellie across the country and forming an incredible bond along the way. Pascal was reportedly available for a new series and opted for a homecoming to HBO and to be reunited with his Game of Thrones co-star.

Based on the critically acclaimed video game of the same name and developed by Naughty Dog, the series will follow Joel and Ellie's journey and is being co-written by Craig Mazin and the game's lead writer and director, Neil Druckmann.

More details will be announced as Sony and HBO release them.

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