HBO has unveiled the official premiere date of The Last of Us.
The series adaptation of the famed Naughty Dog game is set to debut on January 15, 2023 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HBO, and will be available to stream in 4K on HBO Max. Season one will feature a total of nine episodes and will follow the story of survivors Joel, played by Pedro Pascal, and Ellie, played by Bella Ramsey:
“THE LAST OF US takes place 20 years after modern civilization has been destroyed. Joel, a hardened survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie, a 14-year-old girl, out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon becomes a brutal and heartbreaking journey as they both must traverse the U.S. and depend on each other for survival.”
Also joining the cast are Gabriel Luna as Tommy, Anna Torv as Tess, Nico Parker as Sarah, Murray Bartlett as Frank, Nick Offerman as Bill, Melanie Lynskey as Kathleen, Storm Reid as Riley, Merle Dandridge as Marlene, Jeffrey Pierce as Perry, Lamar Johnson as Henry, Keivonn Woodard as Sam, Graham Greene as Marlon and Elaine Miles as Florence. Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker, who were the motion capture actors for the original game, will also make appearances.
The Last of Us premieres January 15 on HBO.
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