Video game developer Naughty Dog has dropped the first image of the highly anticipated version of the TV series The Last of Us.

Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey will star as Joel and Ellie on the small screen show and we got our first glimpse of the pair.

The image shared on social media shows the couple watching an open field with a small plane crashing into the hill above them.

While it wasn’t a lot of information, it was certainly enough to get the fans excited.

The update came right at the end of what Naughty Dog calls The Last of Us Day.

The developers have sent a message to fans thanking them for their continued support since the release of the first game.

“We are continually in awe of the support you provide and know that our team read letters from fans, marvel at the art you create and are moved by the hearts you all bring to recreating a slice of The Last Supper. ‘between us in your own world,’ they said.

Craig Mazin, who cut his teeth on the big hit Chernobyl, has been called upon to create the TV show, alongside game director Neil Druckmann, who will help write the series.

He said: “Druckmann is without a doubt the best storyteller working in the video game business, and The Last of Us is his magnum opus.

Carolyn Strauss and Naughty Dog CEO Evan Wells will also act as executive producers.

If you’re unfamiliar with the plot of the game, which released in 2013, it follows a young girl named Ellie as she forms a relationship with end-of-the-world hardened survivor Joel to get out of the Zone. dangerous quarantine.

Joel, who knows a thing or two about keeping himself alive in the post-apocalypse landscape, has to get Ellie out of the area as it is believed she may hold the key to a cure for the pandemic that has destroyed the States- United.

It’s unclear when we can expect to see this on HBO, so we’ll have to wait and see.

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