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HBO announces the second season of "The Last of Us"

 

The Last of Us

HBO has announced a second season of the series, which is currently showing “The Last of Us”, which has won wide fame, and the company said that it will show a second season of the series that is currently showing, after broadcasting only two episodes, in addition to the third episode that will be shown on Sunday on HBO. and HBO Max


"I feel humbled, honored, and frankly confused that so many people have listened to it and connected with our account of Joel and Ellie's journey," Neil Duckmann, executive producer of the series, said in a television interview.


He added, "HBO exceeded my already high expectations, and now we have the sheer joy of being able to do it again in Season 2 on everyone's behalf."

The move to renew the series was not a big surprise, as it was successful both publicly and critically. In addition to the strong reviews, which reach 97% of the approval rate on Rotten Tomatoes, the second episode reached 5.7 million viewers via HBO and HBO Max in the United States last Sunday. That's a 22% jump from the 4.7 million people who tuned in to the first episode, marking the largest increase in second-week audience for any drama series.


Moreover, HBO now says that the first episode has reached 22 million viewers domestically since its January 15 debut.


Executive producer and showrunner Craig Mazin said, "I am so grateful to Neil Druckmann and HBO for our partnership, and I'm even more grateful to the millions of people who have joined us on this journey. The audience has given us a chance to follow, and as a fan of the characters and the world that Neil and Naughty Dog have created, I couldn't be happier." More ready to go again."

The Last of Us

An American post-apocalyptic drama television series created by Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann for HBO. Based on the 2013 video game developed by Naughty Dog, the series takes place twenty years after a mass fungal infection caused by a mutation in the genus Cordyceps leads to a global pandemic. The infection causes its victims to turn into hostile zombie-like cannibals. The series follows Joel (Pedro Pascal), a smuggler tasked with escorting teenage Ellie (Bella Ramsey) across the post-apocalyptic United States. Guest stars include Nico Parker as Joel's daughter Sarah, Gabriel Luna as Joel's younger brother Tommy, Merle Dandridge as Resistance leader Marilyn, and Anna Torv as Joel's smuggling partner Tess.


The Last of Us, said to be the largest television production in Canadian history, filmed across Alberta from July 2021 to June 2022. It is HBO's first series based on a video game, and is a co-production by Sony Pictures Television, PlayStation Productions and Naughty Productions. Dog, The Mighty Mint, and Word Games. The first season consists of nine episodes written by Druckmann, who wrote and co-directed the original game, and Mazin. The score was composed by Gustavo Santaolalla, the match composer, and David Fleming.


The Last of Us premiered on January 15, 2023. It was well received by critics, who praised the performances, writing, production design, and score. Many called it the best live-action video game adaptation. Across linear channels and HBO Max, the series premiere was watched by 4.7 million viewers on its first day—the second largest for HBO since 2010—and more than 22 million within twelve days. In January 2023, the series was renewed for a second season.

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