And the long-awaited Sunday, January 15, finally arrived so that millions of fanatic gamers and lovers of post-apocalyptic fiction could enjoy the premiere of the series “The Last of Us”, a production broadcast by HBO Max and starring the star Chilean actor, Pedro Pascal and the British, Bella Ramsey.
Impact of the first chapter
According to specialists and many viewers, the first chapter did not disappoint its audience at all and what stood out the most was the outstanding performance of its characters, as well as the diversity of special effects and the great tension of the story, maintaining harmony between many aspects. at different moments of the development of the game, but without losing attention to the plot.
The story of the first season develops chronologically from 1968, with the explanation of what fungi could do to a living being, in 2003, with the shocking outbreak of the crisis and, finally, 20 years later, in 2023, with the mission of Joel and Ellie.
“The Last of Us” was created by Craig Mazin for television and is based on the game designed by Neil Druckmann, in which a pandemic causes an infection that turns humans into zombies of different kinds. Certain situations cause Joel (Pedro Pascal) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey) to end up together with one goal: they must leave the militarized quarantine zone in which they live and cross a part of the United States that is completely devastated.
Despite the notable and significant structural changes in recent months at Warner Bros. Discovery (owner of HBO Max), The Last of Us continues to be considered one of the best productions for this 2023 and they made it known with the mega production to publicize the history of the series in many advertising modalities, regardless of what was devised in the previous management.