Today it was announced that The Last of Us is getting a series on HBO from Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin. This comes from a Hollywood Reporter exclusive, where it was reported that the series is now in development.
The series will follow the events of The Last of Us which was a massive success for Sony, Naughty Dog, and PlayStation both in terms of sales and critical acclaim. The Last of Us series for HBO will be co-produced by both Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions. This will also be the first production from PlayStation Productions.
There are many involved in the production of The Last of Us series from Sony, Naughty Dog, and HBO. This even includes Evan Wells who is the president of Naughty Dog and Neil Druckmann who was the writer and creative director of the game both of who will executive produce the series. Druckmann will also pen the script alongside Craig Mazin who an Emmy for outstanding writing for his work on Chernobyl.
There is no word yet on when the series will air, but you won’t have to wait long to get your The Last of Us fix as The Last of Part II will release for the PS4 on May 29 and can be pre-ordered now from Amazon.