Game of Thrones Star Pedro Pascal Engages in Witty Banter With Naughty Dog CEO Amidst The Last of Us Hype

Published 06/12/2022, 4:00 AM EDT

It is no longer a secret that Naughty Dog is working on some significant projects surrounding their fan-favorite video game series, The Last of Us. One of the many projects on hand is the TV series adaptation.

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The Naughty Dog game became a colossal hit after its release, bagging many Game of the Year awards. Further, the sequel game also was a significant hit. Fans loved the character in the game, especially the main characters, Joel and Ellie.

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Because of the massive fandom, ‘The Last of Us‘ now getting a TV series adaptation on HBO, which will retell the game’s entire story. The game’s co-creator, Neil Druckmann, recently revealed about directing a few episodes of the upcoming series.

 

The HBO TV series will feature Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey as the main characters, Joel Miller and Ellie. The game’s creator, Druckmann, has bonded well with his new Joel. They recently had a small fun interaction on social media.

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The Game of Thrones actor recently shared a pic on his Instagram wearing a Naughty Dog t-shirt. To which Druckmann commented, “Nice shirt!” So, the American actor replied, “Druckmann, my boss gave it to me.” Let’s hope the HBO adaptations will be as great as the game.

Other ‘The Last of Us’ projects

Aside from the HBO series, there are other projects on which Naughty Dog is working. The American video game company is currently developing a standalone multiplayer and a remake of the action-adventure video game.

The American game developers have planned a multiplayer mode for their game for a long time. But the plans got more prominent with time and, from an expansion mode of the game, grew into a standalone game. The Last of Us multiplayer will feature an original storyline along with characters. The game is set in a new location in America.

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Naughty Dog is also working on a remake with the latest graphics and gameplay. The American developers are remaking this fan-favorite game for the Playstation 5, which will soon release on September 2, 22. Further, the developers are also developing a version for PC. Soon, fans will also get to enjoy the action-adventure on PC.

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The American game developers have a lot of successful plans under development. Are you excited to witness these upcoming ‘The Last of Us’ projects?

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Ripan Majumdar

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Ripan Majumdar is an F1 writer at Essentially Sports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Science from West Bengal State University, Kolkata. Ripan is a massive Red Bull Racing and Sergio Perez fan, and has been following the sport for over the past few years.

Edited By: Veer Badani

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