Fans of the series "The Last of us" will have to be patient: season 2 should not be released until 2025, according to statements to AFP by the CEO of the American channel HBO, Casey Bloys, passing through on Thursday March 23 in Lille at the Series Mania festival.
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When can we expect to find the duo formed by Joel (Pedro Pascal) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey)?
I don't know (...) somewhere in 2025
", answers the American boss about HBO's last big success.
An eponymous video game
Adapted from the eponymous video game, "
The last of us
", a post-apocalyptic thriller where military dictatorship and zombies are rampant, has won over millions of viewers around the world and won great critical acclaim, unlike previous adaptations from the world of video games.
You never know how a series will work
”, this one is “
very well done from every point of view
” and “
people recognize the quality
”, comments Casey Bloys.
Season 2 will be based on the second part of the video game, which could be cut into two seasons, indicated Casey Bloys.
Another behemoth of the channel, on the other hand, is preparing to bow out with the final season of "
", broadcast from this Sunday in the United States (the next day in France via the Warner pass from Amazon Prime Video) .
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series in the present
It was totally Jesse's decision (Armstrong, the creator, editor's note) and I think that following the creators is generally the right thing to do (...) Of course I would have liked more but that's how it is
“said Casey Bloys.
He would also like to produce other series anchored like her and "
The white lotus
" in the present, without special effects, without financially and time-consuming mythologies, like "
The last of us
" and "
House of the dragon
“, the derivative of”
Game of Thrones
The expensive series of anticipation "
" was thus canceled at the end of its fourth season, which "
for an unknown reason did not reach as many people as the previous ones
" according to him.
Nearly a year after WarnerMedia, HBO's parent company, merged with Discovery, which resulted in layoffs, "
we're in a good place as a company
," he said.
There has been a lot of restructuring but the good news is that we are past that stage