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The Last Of Us (2023)

Based on Naughty Dog's popular PlayStation game, HBO's The Last of Us takes place decades after a fungal infection eradicated most of humanity. When a teenage girl named Ellie is found to be immune to the disease, Joel agrees to smuggle her across the United States.

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Release Date:
January 15, 2023
Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey
Main Genre:
Craig Mazin, Neil Druckmann
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The Last Of Us Fans May Be In For Disappointing News

The Last of Us series showrunners Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann have big plans for seasons 2 and 3, but those plans may have to change.

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HBO's The Last of Us is Setting Up Ellie's Journey in Part 2 Better Than the Games

HBO's The Last of Us was able to subtly weave in hints to Ellie's violent future, hopefully leading to better fan reception than when Part 2 released.

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The Last of Us Will Soon Find Itself in the Same Predicament as Game of Thrones

HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us Part 2 is currently in development, which may place the show in the same predicament as HBO's Game of Thrones.

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The Last Of Us: 5 Emmy Nominations The Show Deserves This Year

HBO has started submitting episodes of The Last of Us for Emmy consideration. Which award nominations does the hit video game adaptation deserve?

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The Last of Us Should Make Good on One Infected Concept the HBO Show Missed the Mark on

The Last of Us' HBO show made divisive changes to infected enemies that the games themselves can hopefully rectify in the future.

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Bella Ramsey Reveals True Feelings About Joel's Choice In The Last Of Us Season 1 Finale

Bella Ramsey gave their thoughts on Joel's controversial decision in The Last of Us finale and what Ellie would have done in his place.

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This Underrated Horror Remake Is Perfect For Fans Of The Last Of Us

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Silent Hill and Resident Evil: Why Are The Most Famous Horror Games So Hard to Adapt?

Silent Hill and Resident Evil are two of the most iconic horror video game franchises. Their movie adaptations? Not so much...

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What Is The Best Way To Structure The TV Adaptation Of The Last Of Us Part II?

There has been some fan speculation about linearizing The Last of Us Part II in the HBO adaptation, but the game's structure is crucial to its impact.

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The Last of Us Season 2 Needs To Take Its Time — Here’s Why

To tell Joel and Ellie's story well, the HBO adaptation of The Last of Us should slow down in Season 2.

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The Burn The Undead Trope In Horror, Explained

When something returns from the grave, it's usually immune to all forms of damage. Fire tends to be the secret weapon against any undead foe.

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The Mandalorian Season 3 Finale Was Changed Because Of The Last Of Us

The Mandalorian season 3 finale almost gave fans a rare treat at the end, but the production of HBO's The Last of Us series got in the way.

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Horizon Forbidden West DLC Review Bomb is HBO's The Last of Us All Over Again

Horizon Forbidden West's highly-anticipated Burning Shores DLC is being review-bombed in the same way as HBO's The Last of Us show.

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The Last Of Us Season 2 Will Make One Big Change That Fans Will Be Happy About

The Last of Us season 2 showrunner Neil Druckmann discusses how the HBO series will address the number one fan complaint about season 1.

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Like The Last of Us HBO, The Best Content in God of War's Amazon Series May Not Come From The Games

Amazon's God of War show already has some excellent source material to draw from, but like The Last of Us, its best bits might not be from the games.

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Video Game Movies May Be The New Comic Book Movies

As the hype for each new Marvel or DC project seems to wane, a new challenger emerges to claim the blockbuster throne.

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The Last of Us: One of the Show's Stars Wants An Origin Story

One of season one's most interesting characters wants a deeper look at her own history.

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The Last Of Us Star Bella Ramsey Was Rejected From Roles For One Specific Reason

It's hard to imagine The Last of Us star Bella Ramsey getting rejected for a role, but their early career was marred by pushback.

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The Last Of Us: 7 Things HBO's Show Changes About Ellie

Ellie is quite different when comparing the HBO show and the games and here's how.

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HBO’s The Last of Us New Infected Mechanics Should Expand, Not Replace 3’s Toolbox

The Last of Us' HBO show makes some divisive changes to its infected that will hopefully not substitute mechanics established in a potential Part 3.