A second season for The Final of Us has been confirmed – as if there have been any doubt.
The HBO drama is a giant hit, as the primary episode has now surpassed 22 million viewers domestically, up practically 5 occasions that of its premiere episode.
As beforehand reported, the second episode added 1 million viewers to the sequence, a 22% bounce that marks the most important week two viewers progress for any HBO unique drama sequence.
“I’m humbled, honored, and admittedly overwhelmed that so many individuals have tuned in and linked with our retelling of Joel and Ellie’s journey,” stated the present’s government producer and co-president of Naughty Canine, Neil Druckmann.
“The collaboration with Craig Mazin, our unimaginable forged and crew, and HBO exceeded my already excessive expectations. Now now we have absolutely the pleasure of with the ability to do it once more with season two. On behalf of everybody at Naughty Canine and PlayStation, thanks.”
“I’m so grateful to Neil Druckmann and HBO for our partnership, and I’m much more grateful to the thousands and thousands of people that have joined us on this journey,” stated government producer Craig Mazin. “The viewers has given us the possibility to proceed, and as a fan of the characters and world Neil and Naughty Canine created, I couldn’t be extra able to dive again in.”
Primarily based on the critically acclaimed online game, The Final of Us takes place 20 years after trendy civilization has been destroyed. In it, a hardened survivor named Joel is employed to smuggle Ellie, a 14-year-old woman, out of an oppressive quarantine zone.
What begins as a small job quickly turns into a brutal journey as each should traverse the US and depend upon one another for survival.
Season one stars Pedro Pascal as Joel, Bella Ramsey as Ellie, Gabriel Luna as Tommy, Anna Torv as Tess, Nico Parker as Sarah, Murray Bartlett as Frank, Nick Offerman as Invoice, Melanie Lynskey as Kathleen, Storm Reid as Riley, Merle Dandridge as Marlene, Jeffrey Pierce as Perry, Lamar Johnson as Henry, Keivonn Woodard as Sam, Graham Greene as Marlon, and Elaine Miles as Florence.
Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker additionally star.
New episodes of the sequence debut Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on HBO and can be found to stream on HBO Max, main as much as the finale on March 12.
Beginning right this moment, the primary episode of The Final of Us will likely be made accessible totally free on HBOMax.com.