If you’re worried about what The Last of Us series could adapt in possible future seasons, Neil Druckmann has a message. The director of the original game and co-creator of the HBO plot stated that the production will not invent stories from scratch, nor overcome the timeline already established in games. Druckmann compared the process to the final seasons of Game of Thrones , made without the aid of George R. R. Martin ‘s original books .
For now, the most attentive fans noticed that the first season adapts much of the original game, including events from the Left Behind DLC. It remains to be seen how far we’ll see Joel and Ellie’s journey on the small screen.
The Last of Us premieres January 15th, streaming simultaneously on HBO and HBO Max. Pedro Pascal , Bella Ramsey , Gabriel Luna and Anna Torv .