“HBO’s The Last of Us is by far the best video game adaptation ever made for the big or small screen.” synthesize Daniel Fienberg of The Hollywood Reporter.
“It will break the heart into a million pieces for both you and the newcomers,” he says. robert kojder in Flickering Myth referring to fans of the video game. “One of the biggest achievements in gaming is now the same for TV/streaming.”
“It’s really scary, but it’s the quiet moments that grab you the most, like tendrils of fungus that wrap around your brainstem,” she says. david opie in Digital Spy. “In the third episode, it is already a candidate for best series of the year.”
“The best adaptation of a video game I’ve ever seen,” he stresses cangian phyco in his critique on CineXpress. “The faithful show manages to enhance the source material with some clever additions.”
What is “The Last of Us” about?
“The Last of Us” stars Pascal and Ramsey as Joel and Ellie, two survivors in a post-apocalyptic America overrun by zombie-like monsters called clickers. A deadly disease called cordyceps fungus has ravaged the world, turning its victims into wobbly shells with fungus-like spores growing from their bodies. Just like in the original video game, Joel must travel across the country with Ellie on an important mission, while he dodges clickers, bandits and all kinds of dangers.
The cast includes gabriel moon as Joel’s brother Tommy; Merle Dandridge as Marlene, the leader of the rebel group called the Fireflies; Nico Parker as Joel’s daughter, Sarah, Murray Bartlett like Frank; nickofferman like Bill; Jeffrey Pierce like Perry; Y anna torv like Tess. Troy Baker Y Ashley Johnsonwho played Joel and Ellie in the video game “Last of Us” and its sequel, will also appear on the show in undisclosed roles.
The long-awaited series will arrive on HBO and HBO Max on January 15.
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