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And it has some serious fire-power on the production side with alumni from Chernobyl and Game of Thrones and award winners left, right and centre. It will be co-produced by Sony Pictures Television Studios.

No casting has been announced, however, the project will be headed by Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin. Here's the official line:
Neil Druckmann (WGA and BAFTA Award-winning writer and director) and Craig Mazin (Emmy®, Golden Globe and WGA Award-winner for HBO’s “Chernobyl”) will develop an HBO series adaptation of the award-winning video game “The Last of Us,” it was announced today by HBO programming president Casey Bloys.

Druckmann and Mazin will write and executive produce; Carolyn Strauss (Emmy®-winner for HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and “Chernobyl”) also executive produces along with Evan Wells (President of Naughty Dog). The project is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television and in association with PlayStation Productions. THE LAST OF US is the first television series from PlayStation Productions.

Based on the critically acclaimed video game “The Last of Us,” developed by Naughty Dog exclusively for the PlayStation® platforms, the story takes place twenty 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, heartbreaking journey, as they both must traverse across the U.S. and depend on each other for survival. The HBO series will cover the events of the original game, which was written by Druckmann, with the possibility of additional content based on the forthcoming game sequel, “The Last of Us Part II,” which will release on May 29, 2020.
“This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for us to partner with Craig, Neil, Carolyn and teams at Sony, Naughty Dog and PlayStation to bring the virtual world of this acclaimed game to life,” said Casey Bloys.

“Neil Druckmann is without question the finest storyteller working in the video game medium, and ‘The Last of Us’ is his magnum opus,” said Craig Mazin. “Getting a chance to adapt this breathtaking work of art has been a dream of mine for years, and I’m so honored to do it in partnership with Neil.”

“From the first time I sat down to talk with Craig I was equally blown away by his approach to narrative and his love and deep understanding of ‘The Last of Us,’” said Neil Druckmann. “With ‘Chernobyl,’ Craig and HBO created a tense, harrowing, emotional masterpiece. I couldn’t think of better partners to bring the story of ‘The Last of Us’ to life as a television show. I’m beyond excited to collaborate with them.”

“This is a true thrill for us at Sony Pictures Television. ‘The Last of Us’ is a brilliant achievement in storytelling and character development, and we are lucky to have the opportunity to work with this team to adapt it,” said Chris Parnell, co-President of Sony Pictures Television Studios. “This is the first of many shows we intend to develop with our friends at PlayStation Productions.”
Naughty Dog games have a tendency to dance around in cinematic storytelling and stylings, so this makes a lot of sense. It will be interesting how quickly this gets off the ground with The Last of Us 2 on its way alongside PS5.



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