The Last Of Us: Release date and key art revealed for new series

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It has been announced that the highly anticipated series, The Last of Us, the series based on the hugely popular videogames, will air exclusively on Sky Atlantic and NOW on 16 January. Not only that, but the series official key art has also been revealed (above).

The nine-episode series takes place twenty 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 Last Of Us: Videogame adaptation heading to Sky next year. Watch the trailer...
Pedro Pascal stars as Joel and Bella Ramsey stars as as Ellie.

The cast includes Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian) as Joel and Bella Ramsey (Game Of Thrones) as Ellie.

The show also stars Gabriel Luna (Terminator: Dark Fate) as Tommy, Anna Torv (Fringe) as Tess, Nico Parker (Reminiscence) as Sarah, Murray Bartlett (Iron Fist) as Frank, Nick Offerman (Devs) as Bill, Storm Reid (A Wrinkle In Time) as Riley, Merle Dandridge (The Last of Us videogame) as Marlene, Jeffrey Pierce (The Last of Us videogame) as Perry, Lamar Johnson (X-Men: Dark Phoenix) as Henry, Keivonn Woodard as Sam, Graham Greene as Marlon, Elaine Miles as Florence, and Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker.

The series is written and executive produced by Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) and Neil Druckmann (The Last of Us video game).

The Last of Us is due to be released on 16 January on Sky Atlantic and NOW. Watch more trailers at the SciFiNow YouTube channel.

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