HBO’s The Last Of Us TV Series Won’t Overstay Its Welcome, Writer Says

HBO’s live-action The Last of Us TV series premieres this month, and now some new information about it has come to light. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, game director Neil Druckmann and show writer Craig Mazin discussed what events the series will cover and why they don’t want it to overstay its welcome and run for numerous seasons.

Season 1 will cover the major story beats of the original Last of Us game, the report said. Season 2, meanwhile, could dig into the events of The Last of Us: Part II, the report said.

Whatever the case, HBO’s Last of Us series won’t get to a place where the show surpasses the source material in terms of plot, as was the case for Game of Thrones. “We have no plans to tell any stories beyond adapting the games,” Druckmann said. “We won’t run into the same issue as Game of Thrones since The Last of Us: Part II doesn’t end on a cliffhanger.”

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Author: Eddie Makuch