When you have a narrative as deep as the one that supported two of the greatest video games of all time, you want to make sure you get the TV adaptation right, given the size of the episode budgets for HBO’s live action Accept Naughty Dogs The Last of Us, they are doing everything they can to bring this world to the small screen.
During filming at Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada, the President of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees spoke 212 Calling it a “monster”, Damian Petti, with CTV on production, went on to say, “It has five art directors and employs an army of hundreds of technicians. It took six months of preparation and twelve months of shooting. I can’t confirm the official budget numbers, but will say that these are probably the largest project shoots in Canada. This project clearly exceeds the eight-digit per-episode mark, so that its effect has a multiplier effect on our economy. There are hundreds of related companies benefiting from the abundance of the work. ”
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Written by Craig Mazin from Chernobyl and Neil Druckmann, the author and creative director of the game series, The Last of Us Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian) and Bella Ramsey (Game of Thrones) play Joel and Ellie with Gabriel Luna is supposed to play Joel’s brother Tommy, Merle Dandridge, who repeats her video game role as Marlene, and Nico Parker (The Third Day) is slated to play Joel’s daughter Sarah.
“The Last of Us” is set “20 years after the destruction of modern civilization and focuses on the relationship between Joel, one Smuggler in this new world, and Ellie, a teenage girl who may be the key to curing a deadly pandemic. Joel, a die-hard survivor, is hired to smuggle the 14-year-old girl out of a depressing quarantine zone. What starts out as a small job soon turns into a brutal, heartbreaking journey as they cross the US and rely on each other to survive. ”