Chernobyl’s Craig Mazin has been introduced on as a author, alongside The Final Of Us director Neil Druckmann, with Carolyn Strauss (Recreation Of Thrones, Chernobyl) on producing duties.
HBO, Sony Footage TV, in addition to PlayStation Productions, Phrase Video games and Naughty Canine are the groups coming collectively to make the manufacturing a actuality.
.@HBO offers sequence order to #TheLastOfUs. @clmazin and @Neil_Druckmann set to jot down and government produce. Carolyn Strauss, @evan_wells, @aqizil, and @CarterSwan additionally government produce. @SPTV, @Naughty_Dog, @PlayStation productions are set to provide: https://t.co/dIOCovjGqK pic.twitter.com/tOsuWFwklR
— HBO PR (@HBOPR) November 20, 2020
The present’s official synopsis appears to have confirmed that it is going to be adapting the plot for the primary sport.
“The story takes place twenty years after trendy civilization has been destroyed,” the outline reads. “Joel, a hardened survivor, is employed to smuggle Ellie, a 14-year-old lady, out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What begins as a small job quickly turns into a brutal, heartbreaking journey, as they each should traverse throughout the U.S. and rely upon one another for survival.”
The Final Of Us is a critically acclaimed franchise, with its sequel leading nominations at this year’s Game Awards.
While many prior diversifications of video games have struggled critically, HBO are assured that they’ve a hit story on their arms.
Programming government vp Francesca Orsi stated: “Craig and Neil are visionaries in a league of their very own. With them on the helm alongside the incomparable Carolyn Strauss, this sequence is bound to resonate with each die-hard followers of The Final Of Us video games and newcomers to this genre-defining saga.”
There are hints of future Sony franchise diversifications coming sooner or later additionally, with Sony Footage TV Studios president Jeff Frost and PlayStation Productions head Asad Qizilbash saying: “PlayStation’s modern storytelling and ingenuity is a pure complement to Sony Footage TV’s inventive focus. Our collaboration is a superb instance of our ‘One Sony’ philosophy at work. We sit up for creating much more iconic sport IP sooner or later.”
Particulars on the TV adaptation of The Final Of Us, corresponding to casting and variety of episodes, are at present unavailable, though up to now Troy Baker, who performs the primary character Joel, has steered that Josh Brolin could be a “knockout choice” for the character.