If you are a fan of the Playstation exclusive The Last of Us video game, then you are probably going to love this latest breaking news about the show. According to an exclusive report from Deadline, HBO’s The Last of Us has cast The Mandalorian star, Pedro Pascal, as Joel.

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Pedro Pascal at The Mandalorian panel.

EXCLUSIVE: In one of the biggest TV castings of the year, The Mandalorian star Pedro Pascal is set to headline The Last Of Us, HBO’s high-profile series adaptation of the Sony Playstation franchise from Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann.

Source: Deadline

Based on the video game The last of Us will take place twenty years after modern civilization has been destroyed. Joel is hired to smuggle Ellie (Bella Ramsey) out of a quarantine zone. They both must travel together across the US and depend on each other to survive. We will have more on this story as it develops.

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Source: Deadline