Since Mindhunter is essentially caput until further notice at Netflix, we basically will see one of its champion performers, Anna Torv, in a new capacity.
Torv has been cast in HBO’s The Last of Us in a recurring guest star role, and it’s one that gamers know well indeed. The Fringe alum will play Tess, who’s depicted as a smuggler and hardened survivor in a post-pandemic world.
The drama series’ first season to a great extent adjusts the events of the 2013 fast-selling video game The Last of Us, in which Tess assumes an essential part. Set a long time after a parasitic plague cleared out a lot of mankind, changing most into awful zombie-like beasts, the story follows Joel, who’s living in a militarized quarantine zone. He has a cozy relationship with Tess, who works in the bootleg market of this local area. Together, they’ve gotten known by the neighborhood criminal hidden world for their ruthlessness.
Determined to recover their stolen guns, they run into the head of the Fireflies, an resistance group, who requests that them smuggling a young girl named Ellie out of the zone. This mission before long turns out to be considerably more than they were ready for. It’s hazy now how this backstory will convert into the show.
The Mandalorian’s Pedro Pascal stars in The Last of Us series as Joel, inverse his Game of Thrones costar Bella Ramsey as Ellie.
Torv is additionally joining Gabriel Luna (Terminator: Dark Fate) as Joel’s more younger brother Tommy; Merle Dandridge as Fireflies pioneer Marlene, a role she likewise voiced in the Last of Us and The Last of Us Part II games; Nico Parker as Joel’s 14-year-old girl Sarah; Murray Bartlett (The White Lotus) as Frank and Con O’Neill (Chernobyl) as Bill, two survivalists living alone in their own isolated town; and Jeffrey Pierce, the voice of Tommy in the games, as a renegade named Perry.
Since Mindhunter, which fizzled out after two seasons, Torv proceeded to star on the Australian dramatization series The Newsreader. Mindhunter’s David Fincher said a third season “most likely” isn’t occurring subsequent to voicing his depletion from shooting the initial two. Netflix, notwithstanding, is leaving the entryway open should he need to return to later on.
In the interim, The Last of Us has immediately gotten one of the more expected TV projects, given the vast popularity of the first honor dominating matches. Neil Druckmann, the inventive head of Naughty Dog, which fostered the games, is on board as a chief maker with Chernobyl pair Craig Mazin and Carolyn Strauss.
Kantemir Balagov coordinates the pilot episode, which will begin head photography soon in Alberta, Canada. Different directors include Jasmila Žbanić and Ali Abbasi.
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