While the idea of The last of us season 3 While this may seem a long way off, HBO has already pondered the future of the acclaimed video game adaptation.
Will there be season 3 of The Last of Us?
HBO drama director Francesca Orsi recently took part in a major State of the HBO Drama interview, in which she revealed that while there’s “no guarantee” of a third season, co-creators Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann “have a vision ” have for it .
“I think Craig and Neil are still figuring out where they’re going to end up,” Orsi explained (via meeting). “We’ve heard vaguely that there will be an idea for a third season of the show, but at this point we’re anticipating it one season at a time. As of this writing, there is no guarantee we will have a third season, but I know they both have a vision for season three. I don’t know yet whether this is suitable for further (relays).”
The Last of Us currently stars Pedro Pascal as Joel, Bella Ramsey as Ellie, Gabriel Luna as Tommy Miller and Rutina Wesley as Maria. Season 1 also starred Nico Parker, Anna Torv, Melanie Lynskey, Murray Bartlett, Nick Offerman and Storm Reid. It also included guest appearances from original video game actors Jeffrey Pierce, Merle Dandridge, Troy Baker, and Ashley Johnson playing new characters.
The series is executive produced and co-written by Craig Mazin, creator of Chernobyl, and Neil Druckmann, writer of the original game, who also serves as one of the directors. It is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television in association with PlayStation Productions. Executive Producers are Carolyn Strauss, Naughty Dog President Evan Wells, and PlayStation Productions Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan.
“The live-action series is set 20 years after the destruction of modern civilization,” reads the synopsis. “Joel and Ellie, a couple bound by the harshness of the world they live in, must endure brutal circumstances and ruthless killers on a journey through a post-pandemic America.”
Season 1 is available to stream now on HBO Max.