Announced earlier this year, the zombie game hit Naughty Dog “The last of us” He was in the works as a possible string for HBO, With the game maker / writer Neil Druckman On board to co-write and produce, we learned today that the series has been officially ordered by HBO. And we also have some plot details for you today, Courtesy of Variety.
The website states, “The series takes place twenty years after the destruction of modern civilization. Joel, an experienced survivor, is hired to smuggle Eli, a 14-year-old girl, from a repressive quarantine zone. What begins as a small mission soon becomes a brutal and heartbreaking journey, where They both have to pass the United States and depend on each other to survive. “
As expected, Season 1 is set to adapt to the first game in the series.
Craig Mazen (“Chernobyl”) is developing the series for HBO, and will work with Neil Druckman to write and implement the small screen production.
“Craig and they have insight into a league of their own,” Francesca Orsi, HBO’s executive vice president of programming, said in a statement. “Together with them driving alongside the incomparable Caroline StraussThis series is sure to resonate with both enthusiastic fans of The last of us Games and newcomers to this genre-defining saga. We are delighted to have teamed up with Naughty Dog, Word Games, Sony and PlayStation to powerfully adapt this immersive epic story. ”
Sony Pictures Television, PlayStation Productions, Word Games, and Naughty Dog.