Two well-known characters from the video game are also added to the HBO series.
Although the series of The Last of Us produced by HBO has been filming for a long time, it has not been until now that the casting of two of its characters has been made public: Henry and Sam, two surviving brothers Hartford. Henry and Sam will be played by Lamar Johnson and Keivonn Woodard, respectively.
While the series will maintain their sibling relationship, it appears to have been confirmed that your story will be something different as seen in the Naughty Dog video game. It will be two “brothers in Kansas City who hide from a revolutionary movement who seeks revenge” (via comic book)
This description seems to refer to the huntersa violent faction of survivors who make enemies in The Last of Us video game and it seems that also in the series, since their appearance has already been leaked in a few videos of the shooting.
Recently the appearance of two other characters was also confirmed. Brand new characters in this case. Marlon and Florence, played by Graham Greene and Elaine Miles respectively. is “a married couple surviving alone in the wilderness of post-apocalyptic Wyoming.” We will see what his relationship with Ellie and Joel.
The Last of Us Part I, remake of the Naughty Dog classic
To refresh the story of Ellie and Joel ahead of the premiere of this series, scheduled for 2023, the next september 2 PlayStation has planned the premiere of The Last of Us Part 1, remake of the original Naughty Dog game for PS3 redone with the technology used in the second part. We have recently been able to see an in-depth gameplay preview that shows the work carried out both technically and artistically to bring this experience back. Still, it has not been spared criticism from the gaming community criticizing the absence of mechanics present in The Last of Us Part II.