HBO The last of us show continues to round out his cast, and his latest pickup is Jeffrey Pierce, an actor who appeared in the original PlayStation 3 game as Joel’s brother, Tommy. But according to one new report to Deadline, he will not play this character in the next series.
Instead of Tommy, Pierce will play a new character named Perry, described as a “rebel in a quarantine zone”. Meanwhile, the role of “Tommy” from the series had already been fired in April. with actor Gabriel Luna.
Pierce is not the first The last of us video game actor to jump over the show. Back in may, Merle Dandridge, who played Marlene in the game, was chosen to play Marlene in the series. It’s a neat cast that will surely be noticed by obsessive fans who tune in to watch the HBO show live.
Alongside Pierce as Perry, Deadline revealed that two other characters were chosen. Frank and Bill were partners who lived together in isolation before the game, and people who played the original will know how well everything went for them. (Spoilers: not great.)
The last of us the show is written and produced by Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and Naughty Dog co-chair Neil Druckmann, who was also a screenwriter and producer on The last of us. The franchise gained recognition last year with the release of The Last of Us Part II. He has won many awards, but Naughty Dog Has Been Slammed For All The Crunch that happened during development.
The last of us on HBO started filming and go star Pedro Pascal as Joel and Bella Ramsey as Ellie, and will likely be released sometime in 2022. But with covid-19 still causing issues and delays across the board, HBO has yet to officially give the show a date. first specific.