Whereas it looks like we have been listening to in regards to the TV collection primarily based on The Final of Us for fairly a while, it appears to be like just like the present is additional down the highway than we realized. In an interview with DeadlineHBO and HBO Max chief content material officer Casey Bloys revealed the present is about to debut as early as subsequent 12 months.
“It’s not going to air in 2022 — they’re nonetheless taking pictures in Canada. I think about you will notice it in ’23,” mentioned Bloys to Deadline. “Craig [Mazin] did Chernobyl for us, he’s a implausible author and director. What I’ve seen appears to be like superb, so I’m excited for it, nevertheless it won’t be in ’22.” Whereas it is unlucky that we cannot see The Final of Us tailored this 12 months, it appears like all the things may be very a lot nonetheless in manufacturing and on monitor to be accomplished by someday in 2023.
One other fascinating quote from the interview got here from Deadline asking whether or not The Final of Us was seen internally as the subsequent Recreation of Thrones. To which Bloys replied, “There isn’t any subsequent Recreation of Thrones. I’ve been right here lengthy sufficient that I’ve been via, what’s the subsequent Sopranoswhat’s subsequent Recreation of Thronesnow what’s subsequent Succession. There isn’t any subsequent Recreation of Thrones.”
The Final of Us follows Joel (Pedro Pascal) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey) as they attempt to survive in a post-apocalyptic world. Not solely are the horrific zombie-like Contaminated an ever-present risk, however so too are different remaining people scratching and clawing to remain alive or keep in energy. The duo should traverse the USA to ship Ellie to a promised vacation spot. Different forged members embody Anna Torv as Tess, Nick Offerman as Invoice, Murray Bartlett as Frank, Gabriel Luna as Tommy, and Merle Dandridge as Marlene.