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‘The Last of Us’: HBO Taps Arthouse Filmmakers Jasmila Žbanic and Ali Abbasi as Directors

HBO continues to hire directors almost exclusively from the arthouse industry to helm its high-profile series adaptation of the acclaimed video game The Last of Us. Oscar-nominated Quo vadis, Aida director Jasmila Žbanic and Border director Ali Abbasi are the latest filmmakers to be added to the roster of The Last of Us directors. Deadline […]

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‘The Last Of Us’: Pedro Pascal & Fellow ‘Game Of Thrones’ Actress Bella Ramsey To Star In HBO Series

So, it’s a “Game Of Thrones” reunion of sorts over at HBO. Although the two actors never shared screentime on HBO’s hit fantasy series, both Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey—both of whom had smaller roles and were smaller stars at the time—have been cast in HBO’s adaptation of the wildly popular video game, “The Last […]

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‘The Last Of Us’: HBO Taps ‘Beanpole’ Filmmaker To Direct TV Adaptation Pilot

The upcoming HBO series adaptation of “The Last of Us” just got a whole lot bleaker. “Beanpole” director Kantemir Balagov has reportedly been tapped to direct the pilot for the upcoming adaptation of the popular post-apocalyptical adventure game.Read More: Sony Pictures CEO Teases A Wave of New PlayStation Film & TV Projects Beyond ‘Uncharted’ & […]

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HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ Loses ‘Chernobyl’ Director, Hires ‘Beanpole’ Filmmaker as Replacement

HBO’s highly anticipated television adaptation of the mega-hit video game The Last of Us has made a change behind the camera. Johan Renck, the Chernobyl and Breaking Bad director who was previously hired to helm the pilot for this series, apparently had to drop out due to a scheduling conflict. Now a new report says […]

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‘The Last of Us’: Everything You Need to Know About HBO’s Adaptation

HBO has given a series order to “The Last of Us,” an adaptation of the critically acclaimed video game franchise of the same name.The upcoming drama series will be executive produced by the talents behind some of HBO’s most successful projects, as well as the minds behindthe video game franchise. Craig Mazin (“Chernobyl”) and Carolyn […]

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E3 Faces an Uncertain Future as Publishers Pull Away from Gaming Event — Analysis

For years, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, has been the video game industry’s most important annual event. The weeklong trade fair, typically held in Los Angeles and attended by thousands of retailers and journalists, serves as a gathering where video game publishers reveal their upcoming titles and new hardware.Like most other large conventions, E3 […]

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Johan Renck to Direct ‘The Last of Us’ Pilot for HBO After ‘Chernobyl’ Success

Johan Renck’s acclaimed directorial work on HBO’s “Chernobyl” won him an Emmy last year. Now, Renck is planning on bringing his talents to “The Last of Us,” HBO’s highly-anticipated television adaptation of the hit video game.Renck revealed that he will direct “The Last of Us” pilot in an interview with Discussing Film that was published […]

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