The series of The Last of Us It is already being filmed and every day there is less to go until its debut. There are few things we know about the production other than that it will be an adaptation of the video games and that it will seek to expand its history. Now, new news confirms that the production for HBO will show us part of the events of Left Behind, downloadable content for The Last of Us.
What happens is that sources of Deadline confirm that Storm Reid will join the cast of The Last of Us. In case you don’t know, she is an 18-year-old American actress who has gained popularity in recent years for her participation in productions such as Euphoria, A Journey Through Time and The Invisible Man.
But what does this have to do with The Last of Us: Left Behind? What happens is that Reid will be responsible for playing Riley Abel. As fans of the Naughty Dog game know, it’s about an orphan girl we met in this downloadable content for being Ellie’s friend and romantic interest.
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Warning: spoilers for The Last of Us: Left Behind a continuation
The presence of Riley Abel in the history of The Last of Us confirms that we will see an important part of Ellie’s past. Remember that both girls became friends years before the events of the game and that Riley dies before Ellie and Joel meet.
Now, it will be interesting to see how much of the relationship between Ellie and Riley is explored. It is possible that the production team is limited to showing the facts of The Last of Us: Left Behind, but it is possible that we will also see adapted some of the facts of The Last of Us: American Dreams, comic book miniseries that follows Ellie and Riley on their path to survival.
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