Developer Naughty Dog has shared the first look at The Last of Us TV show, and while it’s not a proper trailer it’s the first glimpse at the two protagonists in costume.
Despite the first look at The Last of Us TV show not actually showing the two main actors as Joel and Ellie directly, the above photo does show the attention to detail with their outfits meant to recreate how their in-game models look.
Naughty Dog co-president and The Last of Us director Neil Druckmann also shared the photo, which was posted yesterday to celebrate the studio’s self-proclaimed “The Last of Us Day.”
“When I first saw them on set in full costume, I was like: “Hooooooly shit! It’s Joel & Ellie!!,” Druckmann said.
He added, “The HBO adaptation of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us is full steam ahead! Can’t wait to show you more (from all of our projects!) Happy #TLoUDay!!!”
The two main characters are played by Pedro Pascal as Joel and Bella Ramsey as Ellie. Pedro Pascal gained recent fame in the Star Wars spin-off series The Mandalorian as the titular bounty hunter, while Bella Ramsey got fame in HBO’s Game of Thrones adaptation as Lyanna Mormont.
The new show reportedly entered filming in July of this year, so it makes sense that photos from the set and characters in costume are now being shared.
The Last of Us show will reportedly include ten episodes initially, however each episode is outrageously expensive and costs more than $10 million for each episode.
A premiere date for HBO’s The Last of Us show isn’t confirmed, however we’ll keep you guys posted.
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