‘The Last Of Us’ Season 2 Updates: New Cast Members, Premiere Date News & More Details

‘The Last of Us’ will return for season 2, and HBO has revealed the stars who have been cast in key roles. Here are all the latest season 2 updates.

The Last of Us was one of the biggest shows of 2023. The hit HBO series, based on the Naughty Dog game, became a rating juggernaut for the network. The season finale reached a series high of 8.2 million viewers despite airing on the same night as the Oscars. The show earned several Golden Globe nominations, including Best Television Series, Drama. It’s been a year since the show premiere, and The Last of Us is finally revealing major tidbits about season 2. Get ready for Abby and Dina!

The season 1 finale set the stage for what’s to come in season 2. Joel and Ellie finally made it to the Fireflies, but their journey didn’t end as they were expecting. Ellie was going to have to die in hopes of finding a cure, and Joel refused to let that happen. He went on a hospital massacre to save Ellie and eventually killed Marlene to protect her. When Ellie asked Joel for the truth about what happened, he lied to her face. Joel’s shocking actions showcased the depths people will go to for those they love.

The hit show was renewed for season 2 on January 27, 2023. “I’m humbled, honored, and frankly overwhelmed that so many people have tuned in and connected with our retelling of Joel and Ellie’s journey. The collaboration with Craig Mazin, our incredible cast & crew, and HBO exceeded my already high expectations,” executive producer Neil Druckmann said in a statement. “Now we have the absolute pleasure of being able to do it again with season two! On behalf of everyone at Naughty Dog & PlayStation, thank you!”

Fellow EP Craig Mazin also said, “I’m so grateful to Neil Druckmann and HBO for our partnership, and I’m even more grateful to the millions of people who have joined us on this journey. The audience has given us the chance to continue, and as a fan of the characters and world Neil and Naughty Dog created, I couldn’t be more ready to dive back in.”

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