The Last of Us TV series: HBO unveils a new poster for the video game adaptation

We are now less than two months away from 15 January 2023 premiere of the HBO series based on the popular video game The last of us, and today HBO unveiled a new poster for the show, which centers on the characters Joel and Ellie. You can take a look at the poster at the bottom of this article.

That The last of us the video game story is set

years after a fungal plague wiped out much of humanity and turned most of it into vicious zombie-like monsters, the story follows Joel, who lives in a militarized quarantine zone. He has a close relationship with Tess, who operates on the black market in this community. Together, they have become known by the local criminal underworld for their ruthlessness. On a mission to recover their stolen weapons, they encounter the leader of the Fireflies, a resistance group, who tasks them with smuggling a young girl named Ellie out of the zone. This mission soon becomes much more than they were prepared for.

Cast from HBO’s The last of us includes Pedro Pascal as Joel, who is “plagued by past trauma and failure. He must wander through a pandemic-ravaged America, all while protecting a girl who represents humanity’s last hope”; Bella Ramsey as Ellie, “a 14-year-old orphan who has never known anything but a ravaged planet and struggles to balance her instinct for anger and defiance with her need for connection and belonging… as well as the newfound reality that she might be the key to saving the world”; Anna Torv as Tess, “a smuggler and hardened survivor in a post-pandemic world”; Gabriel Luna as Joel’s brother Tommy, “a former soldier who hasn’t lost his sense of idealism and hope for a better world”; Merle Dandridge as Marlene, “the leader of the Fireflies, a resistance movement fighting for freedom against an oppressive military regime”; Nico Parker as Joel’s daughter Sarah; Jeffrey Pierce as Perry, “a rebel in a quarantine zone”; Nick Offerman and Murray Bartlett as Bill and Frank, “two post-pandemic survivors living alone in their own isolated town”; and Storm Reid as Ellie’s best friend Riley.

The show’s writer Craig Mazin is also one of the directors on the series, as is Kantemir Balagov (Bean pole), Jasmila Zbanic (Quo vadis, Aida), Peter Hoar (Doctor Who)Jeremy Webb (The Punisher), Liza Johnson (What we do in the shadows), and the game’s creative director Neil Druckmann.

The last of us is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television, PlayStation Productions, Word Games, The Mighty Mint and game developer Naughty Dog. Druckmann serves as executive producer along with Carolyn Strauss, Naughty Dog’s Evan Wells, Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan of PlayStation Productions and Mazin.

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Here’s the new poster, which shows Joel (Pascal) and Ellie (Ramsey) making their way through their dystopian reality:

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