The Final of Us is formally making the soar to TV screens.
In accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, HBO has picked up the drama based mostly on the wildly fashionable online game franchise.
The collection comes from Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) and the sport’s author and inventive director, Neil Druckmann.
The collection shall be produced by HBO and Sony Footage TV together with PlayStation Productions, Phrase Video games, and recreation developer Naughty Canine.
“Craig and Neil are visionaries in a league of their very own,” stated HBO Programming government vp Francesca Orsi.
“With them on the helm alongside the incomparable Carolyn Strauss, this collection is certain to resonate with each die-hard followers of The Final of Us video games and newcomers to this genre-defining saga.”
“We’re delighted to companion with Naughty Canine, Phrase Video games, Sony and PlayStation to adapt this epic, powerfully immersive story.”
The TV adaptation is ready 20 years after the destruction of contemporary civilization.
It follows Joel, a hardened survivor of the apocaplypse, who’s employed to smuggle a 14-year-old lady named Ellie out of an oppressive quarantine zone.
The seemingly small job turns into a brutal journey as they arrive to rely upon one another for survival.
The plot seems to be the identical as the unique recreation, which ought to present a wealth of supply materials.
The franchise expanded this 12 months with the debut of The Final of Us Half II, which broke gross sales information.
“We’re thrilled to be working with HBO and this incredible artistic staff to deliver ‘The Final of Us’ collection to life,” stated Sony Footage TV Studios president Jeff Frost and PlayStation Productions head Asad Qizilbash.
“PlayStation’s modern storytelling and ingenuity is a pure complement to SPT’s artistic focus. Our collaboration is a superb instance of our ‘One Sony’ philosophy at work. We stay up for growing much more iconic recreation IP sooner or later.”
Mazin and Druckmann government produce The Final of Us with Carolyn Strauss (Chernobyl, Sport of Thrones), Naughty Canine’s Evan Wells and PlayStation Productions’ Qizilbash and Carter Swan.
Johan Renck (Chernobyl) is hooked up to direct the pilot.
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