Season 2 Could Require A number of Seasons

Bella Ramsey and Pedro Pascal in HBO's The Last of Us.

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To nobody’s shock, HBO has already renewed its TV adaptation of The Final of Us for season two after simply two episodes beneath its belt. Whereas the TV present has introduced a lot of the unique 2013 sport’s story to life up to now, it’s additionally knowingly taking some pretty substantial divergences or additions to make the universe really feel extra lived in and hold followers of the sport on their toes.

The present’s first season is already confirmed to be masking the whole first sport, however that’ll be altering for the second season. Following information of the season two renewal, co-showrunner (and the video games’ co-director) Neil Druckmann confirmed that The Final of Us’ sophomore outing could be adapting The Final of Us Half II. And chatting with IGN earlier within the month, co-showrunner Craig Mazin indicated masking that exact sport wouldn’t be a one-and-one affair. “It’s greater than a season’s price of tv, for certain,” mentioned Mazin. “It’s an enormous animal to take aside, you recognize? As a result of it’s a a lot larger story and it’s a extra difficult story.”

Launched in 2020 for the PlayStation 4, The Final of Us Half II put gamers answerable for Ellie after a big time leap. Whereas being obscure as potential for those that didn’t play the sport or hear about its plot factors, the sequel options a number of jumps by means of time and accommodates a extra expansive solid all through its runtime. So listening to that the present might elect to make that sport into a number of seasons isn’t terribly shocking, and a few have even mentioned that sport’s plot is structured like a TV present to start with. Contemplating the beats of the sequel’s story, and the way the present has to date elected to construct upon the primary sport’s basis, there’s some fascinating potentialities in retailer for season two.

The Final of Us (the present) continues with episode three airing tonight on HBO.

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