Nick Offerman, who starred within the newest episode of HBO’s The Final of Us, now not performs video video games as a result of he is nervous he would get too far sucked in and would by no means go away his basement.
Showing on Jimmy Kimmel Reside, Offerman–who performed Invoice within the latest episode–said he misplaced a couple of weeks of his life to Banjo-Kazooie a long time in the past, and he does not wish to do this once more.
“About 25 years in the past, I performed my final online game. I’m very indulgent. I misplaced a few weeks to a online game referred to as Banjo-Kazooie. Two weeks glided by. The gradual dopamine drip is so scrumptious. Then it is over, and you are like, ‘Sure, I gained!’ And instantly I’m like, ‘What have I achieved with my life?’ So I made a decision I’m by no means going to try this once more.”
Offerman stated video games like The Final of Us have “gotten so good” that he worries he’d “be in a basement and would not even be going to audition for reveals like this.”
Additionally within the interview, Offerman stated he initially wasn’t going to take the supply to play Invoice on The Final of Us, resulting from scheduling points, however his spouse Megan Mullally, satisfied him to make it occur. Offerman wasn’t even initially presupposed to play Invoice, as he solely got here aboard after the unique actor–Con O’Neil–had to drop out resulting from a scheduling battle.
The most recent episode of The Final of Us additionally featured Murray Bartlett (The White Lotus) as Frank. The episode’s plot was greatest deviation from the sport to date. For extra on the episode, take a look at GameSpot’s breakdown, which comprises large spoilers.
New episodes of The Final of Us air Sunday nights on HBO, main as much as the Season 1 finale on March 12. HBO only in the near past introduced that Season 2 is within the works, and followers imagine it should comply with the occasions of The Final of Us: Half II, and introduce Abby, amongst different characters.
For extra, take a look at a trailer for this Sunday’s subsequent episode.
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