SPOILER ALERT: This comprises spoilers from the Season 1 finale of “The Last of Us,” now streaming on HBO Max.
“The Final of Us” was formally renewed for a Season 2 by HBO in January, however the creators are planning “a couple of season” to inform the a lot bigger story from the online game’s sequel, “The Final of Us: Half II.”
Launched on the PlayStation 4 in 2020, seven years after the unique recreation debuted, “The Final of Us: Half II” tells an even bigger, extra advanced story than its predecessor. There are lots of extra characters, flashbacks and motion set items, and the creators of the HBO adaptation, Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann, confirmed to GQ that the occasions of “Half II” will span a couple of season.
When requested if Season 2 will embrace all the “Half II” story, Mazin mentioned, “No. No means.” Druckmann added, “It’s a couple of season.”
The creators wouldn’t reveal if the “Half II” story would get two or three seasons to completely inform it, however Mazin mentioned, “You may have famous accurately that we’ll not say what number of. However a couple of is factually right.”
“The Final of Us: Half II” returns a number of of the core characters from “Half I,” together with Joel (performed by Pedro Pascal on the HBO sequence), Ellie (Bella Ramsey), Tommy, (Gabriel Luna), Maria (Rutina Wesley) plus some essential, new characters who get totally fleshed-out storylines. One of many main actors from “Half II,” Laura Bailey, who performs a key character named Abby, really had a delicate cameo in HBO’s Season 1 finale on Sunday evening. She’s credited as one of many nurses within the working room of the Salt Lake Metropolis hospital, the place Ellie is being prepped for surgical procedure. She’s joined by one other nurse, they usually look on horrified as Joel barges in, kills the top surgeon and escapes with Ellie again to Jackson.
Although HBO has not formally greenlit something past a Season 2 for its “The Final of Us” sequence, Mazin and Druckmann already teased more action and contaminated zombies to come back. Addressing some viewers’ complaints concerning the lack of main motion set items in Season 1, Mazin mentioned, “There’s extra ‘The Final of Us’ to come back. It’s fairly doable that there might be much more contaminated later. And maybe totally different varieties.”