HBO renews The Last of You TV series for a second season
HBO announced today that it has renewed its TV adaptation of The Last of Us for a second season. After an overwhelmingly positive response from both critics and fans – which has seen it become one of the most popular TV shows of the moment – the company will now produce another series of episodes. Presumably, it will focus on Us: Part II, giving HBO a chance to bring new characters like Abby, Deanna and Owen to life.
Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckman said: “I am humbled, honored, and frankly overwhelmed that so many people have engaged and engaged with our retelling of Joel and Ellie’s journey. Craig Mazin, our amazing cast and crew, And the collaboration with HBO has grown. I already have high hopes. Now we’re thrilled to be able to do it again with season two! On behalf of everyone at Naughty Dog & PlayStation, thank you!”
The third of nine episodes from the first season of The Last of Us is set to air this coming Sunday, with many critics claiming it to be the best of the bunch. The first episode drew 4.7 million viewers, making it HBO’s second-biggest debut in 13 years, falling only short of Home of the Dragon A huge total of 9.986 million viewers. The second episode then drew another million viewers, taking it to 5.7 million.
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