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Pedro Pascal will be Joel in the series

And finally we decided who will play Joel in The Last of Us, the HBO series that will adapt the acclaimed game of the same name. According to Deadline, the character will be played by none other than Pedro Pascal.

Pedro Pascal does not need to be introduced. The beloved actor is known for Game of Thrones, Narcos, Wonder Woman 1984, and award-winning The Mandalorian, and was cast for the role after Mahershala Ali failed to secure the contract with HBO. The actor co-starred in the project alongside Bella Ramsey who will play Ellie.

Craig Mazin, head of the Chrnobyl miniseries, writes the series, being executive producer with Neil Druckmann, creator and executive director of The Last of Us. The series pilot will be directed by acclaimed Russian filmmaker Kantemir Balagov. in Cannes with its drama Beanpole.

Pedro Pascal in The Mandalorian

Who is Joel in The Last of Us?

Joel Miller is one of the protagonists of the first game of The Last of Us. After losing his daughter at the start of a viral epidemic, the character is seen 20 years later living as a smuggler in this storyline devastated by people. infected with a zombie fungus. It is then that he meets Ellie, a girl immune to the virus and who could be the key to saving humanity. Her mission is to take her to a lab, but in the middle of the way the two come closer and a beautiful relationship of camaraderie emerges between the two.

The Last of Us has yet to debut.

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