For the sake of PlayStation Productions, its ultimate plan is to mint its long list of PlayStation IP into entertainment, establishing beloved series into TV shows or motion pictures. So far, The Last of Us & Uncharted are said to be the first stepping stone for this, Sony Interactive Entertainment President & CEO Jim Ryan expressed previously.
In February, Uncharted starring Tom Holland welcomed the film grossing more than $100 million which cemented a franchise is in the works, according to Sony Pictures CEO Tom Rothman. As for The Last of Us show in the works at HBO, fans are still awaiting more for the television series as it is slated to release next year in 2023.
In a new promotional video for upcoming releases on HBO Max, the firm released nearly half a minute of footage for the upcoming TV show. You can watch the segment from the trailer in the video below:
“The series takes place 20 years after modern civilization has been destroyed. Joel, a hardened survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie, a 14-year-old girl, out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon becomes a brutal, heartbreaking journey, as they both must traverse the U.S. and depend on each other for survival,” the overview for the show reads from HBO on its website.
Recently, more news surfaced for other Sony Interactive Entertainment properties being adapted into entertainment outside of video games. In that, Days Gone is to be a full-length picture according to Deadline. The movie is said to Sam Heughan who is to pen the story and be casted as Deacon for the production. You can read the full report by heading here.
How excited are you from the footage for The Last of Us TV show?
The Last of Us airs on HBO Max sometime in 2023.