A TV series based on the game franchise from Playstation The Last of Us is currently underway by HBO. Craig Mazin, the series creator Chernobyl, will be the writer and executive producer, alongside Neil Druckmann, writer and creative director of The Last of Us, who is also working on the next game to be released soon, The Last of Us Part 2. Drickmann will serve as a writer and executive producer on the series.
The project is a partnership between Sony Pictures Television and the Playstation Productions, which will launch the production marked as the company's first TV series. The plot will cover the events of the original game and there is a chance to include more of The Last of Us Part II, which is currently underway.
The Naughty Dog has already released the first teaser in the series, watch below.
Druckmann also released a statement in which he praised Chernobyle said he couldn't think of a better partner for this series.
“From the first time I sat down to chat with Craig, I was equally impressed by the narrative approach, love and deep understanding of The Last of Us. With Chernobyl, Craig and HBO created a tense, distressing and emotional. I couldn't think of better partners to bring The Last of Us story to life as a television show. ”
The series The Last of Us does not yet have a release date.