You received’t see the final of The Final of Us for some time.
HBO has renewed its buzzy video-game adaptation for Season 2, TVLine has discovered.
The sweeping, post-apocalyptic drama is about many years after a fungal outbreak has turned the higher a part of the worldwide inhabitants into zombie-like creatures often known as “contaminated.” Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian) as stars as Joe, a grieving man tasked with transporting a teen lady named Ellie (performed by Recreation of Thrones‘ Bella Ramsey) who seems to be resistant to the fungus’ terrifying results. Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) and Neil Druckmann, who created The Final of Us video video games, function government producers.
“I’m humbled, honored, and admittedly overwhelmed that so many individuals have tuned in and linked with our retelling of Joel and Ellie’s journey. The collaboration with Craig Mazin, our unbelievable forged & crew, and HBO exceeded my already excessive expectations,” Druckmann mentioned through assertion. “Now we have now absolutely the pleasure of with the ability to do it once more with season two! On behalf of everybody at Naughty Canine and PlayStation, thanks!”
The sequence premiered on Sunday, Jan. 15 to 4.7 million complete viewers. Episode 2, which aired final Sunday, drew 5.7 million viewers that night time throughout HBO and linear telecasts in the USA. That surge of twenty-two p.c from the sequence’ debut marked the biggest Week 2 viewers development for any HBO Authentic drama sequence within the community’s 50-year historical past. (Learn a recap of the episode, and listen to what sequence star Anna Torv needed to say about these game-changing last minutes.)
Previous to the present’s launch, Mazin advised TVLine that “we do just about maintain the primary recreation via our [Season 1] narrative.” And whereas Season 1 consists of parts of The Final of Us Half II, in addition to downloadable content material launched as enhancements for Half I, Mazin and Druckmann have alluded to Season 2 overlaying the unique recreation’s sequel.
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