“The Last of Us,” a drama produced by HBO, has quickly become one of the network’s most-watched and well-liked shows. The first season’s last episode will be available on HBO GO on March 13. The second season has also been picked up.
“The Last of Us” is a pop-up video game for the PS3 made by Naughty Dog Studios. The story occurs in the human world, where a fungal infection spreads and turns people into zombies. The plot shows that 20 years after modern civilization was destroyed, a strong man named Joel is hired to take a 14-year-old girl named Ellie out of the quarantine zone. What seems like an easy job at first becomes a challenging and heartbreaking journey as the two travel across America. They must now depend on each other to stay alive.
The core cast of leads includes Pedro Pascal as Joel, Bella Ramsey as Ellie, Gabriel Luna as Tommy, Anna Toy as Tess, Nico Parker as Sarah, Murray Bartlett as Frank Murray Bartlett, as Bill Nick Offerman, as Riley’s Storm Reid and so on.
The Last of Us, the PS3 hit, has been the talk of the town since its launch, setting ratings records on its premiere, receiving 96% positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, being praised by Rolling Stone as “HBO’s next hit” and Variety as “one of the best TV shows in the near future. Variety called it “one of the best TV shows in the near future” and praised as “better than any video game adaptation that comes to mind” and “a brilliant reinterpretation of one of the most popular video games”.
The Last of Us has been the top-rated show on HBO for eight consecutive weeks, and the final episode of the first season will air on HBO on March 13, as well as on the HBO channel (Astro Channel 411).