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HBO's The Last Of Us Renewed For Season 2

The Last of Us will be back.


HBO has officially announced that The Last of Us has been renewed and will return for a second season. Additionally, HBO announced that the series premiere of The Last of Us has now surpassed 22 million viewers in the US alone, which is the network's second-biggest debut after the Game of Thrones spinoff House of the Dragon.

"I'm humbled, honored, and frankly overwhelmed that so many people have tuned in and connected with our retelling of Joel and Ellie's journey. The collaboration with Craig Mazin, our incredible cast & crew, and HBO exceeded my already high expectations," game director and executive producer of the show Neil Druckmann said. "Now we have the absolute pleasure of being able to do it again with season two! On behalf of everyone at Naughty Dog & PlayStation, thank you!"

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If you're interested in checking out HBO's The Last of Us, the lengthy first episode is currently free to stream in the US and UK. There is no word yet on what will happen in Season 2, but one theory is that it will follow the events of The Last of Us: Part II game. As such, fans have already deduced who may be playing Abby in Season 2.

Pedro Pascal stars as Joel, with Bella Ramsey playing Ellie. Both are familiar to HBO, as they starred on the network's Game of Thrones series years ago.

Anyone who has seen The Last of Us might have noticed Joel's snazzy jacket. For more, here's how to get his sweet trucker jacket. As for the Last of Us game series, Naughty Dog has said it isn't necessarily going to make The Last of Us: Part III, while it is "done" with the Uncharted series.

The next Last of Us game is a standalone multiplayer project, which is Naughty Dog's most ambitious game ever.

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