The series also features a roster of guest stars, including “The Third Day” star Nico Parker as Sarah, Joel’s 14-year-old daughter, “The White Lotus” star Murray Bartlett and “Parks” star and Recreation” Nick Offerman as two survivors named Frank and Bill living alone in a ghost town, “Euphoria” stars Storm Reid as a Bostonian orphan named Riley.
Lamar Johnson also guest-stars with Keivonn Woodard as Henry and Sam, two Kansas City brothers hiding from a revolutionary movement seeking revenge. Graham Greene and Elaine Miles complete the guest star roster as Marlon and Florence, a married couple who survive alone in the wilderness of post-apocalyptic Wyoming. Finally, voice actor Jeffrey Pierce, who is known for voicing Tommy, will rejoin the series as Perry, a rebel in quarantine.
The series is executive produced and written by “Chernobyl” creators Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann, creators of the “The Last of Us” and “Uncharted” video game series. “Beanpole” director Kantemir Balagov will direct the pilot episode, while “Aida” director Jasmila Žbanić and “Holy Spider” director Ali Abbasi will also direct throughout the season. “Chernobyl” and “Game of Thrones” producer Carolyn Strauss will also be executive producers, along with Naughty Dog’s Evan Wells – who originally developed the game – and Playstation Productions’ Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan .
THE LAST OF US takes place 20 years after the destruction of modern civilization. Joel, a tough survivor, is hired to get Ellie, a 14-year-old girl, out of the oppressive quarantine. What begins as a small job soon turns into a brutal and heartbreaking journey as the two must cross the US and depend on each other for survival.
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