A spokesperson for the pay channel confirms this to The Hollywood Reporter. It is not clear whether the series will be available in the Netherlands, but the range of HBO is available at VodafoneZiggo.
The series will be created by Neil Druckmann, who wrote the games’ story. He is assisted by Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin. “With them at the helm, this will be a series that will captivate longtime fans and newcomers,” a statement from HBO read.
The Last of Us is set in a post-apocalyptic world, where a fungus has turned people into zombies. In the first game, protagonist Joel has to smuggle a young girl.
The Last of Us Part 2
The second part was released for the PlayStation 4 earlier this year and was very well received by reviewers. In that sequel, you got into the skin of the girl who was supposed to transport Joel.
Rumors about the television series have been circulating since March, when production on the project began. Now the arrival of this has been officially announced.