News Endure and Survive HBO's The Last of Us on 4K UHD Blu-ray, with Over 3 Hours of Special Features
Out in July
Now that the series has officially finished airing on HBO and its various partner broadcasters, it’s time to start thinking about watching The Last of Us again. We recently updated our Where to Watch The Last of Us TV Show with all the venues you can currently stream it, but you may be holding out hope for the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray –...
TV Show Review The Last of Us (HBO) Finale - A Highlight Reel of Your Favourite Story
Cutting to the chase
Well folks, we’re finally here. After nine episodes, we've reached the conclusion of HBO’s retelling of The Last of Us. And now that we've wrapped this story up yet again we're feeling a little… conflicted. After last week's run-in with a very hungry group of survivors, Joel and Ellie make their way to the hospital to...
Poll How Would You Rate The Last of Us Season One Finale?
And that's it: after nine weeks of episodes, HBO's TV adaptation of The Last of Us has concluded its retelling of the PS3 game. A lot like the previous eight episodes, the finale remains faithful in many places but then deviates in others. We're sure fans will have their opinions on the way Joel and Ellie are captured by the Fireflies in the...
News It Wasn't For Nothing! The Last of Us' Penultimate Episode Tops 8.1 Million
As finale nears
We always got the impression HBO’s The Last of Us was going to be big, but we never expected it to be quite this big. The penultimate episode of season one, which aired this past Sunday night, topped 8.1 million viewers, making it the biggest instalment thus far. To put things into perspective, that’s a gigantic 74 per cent...
TV Show Review The Last of Us (HBO) Episode 8 - Streamlining Hollows Out Iconic Moments
A brilliant jigsaw puzzle with a few pieces missing
In the penultimate episode of The Last of Us TV show, we're beginning to see whether HBO's ambitious adaptation can hold a light to the PlayStation classic. Through its faithful recreations and daring diversions, The Last of Us is in the pay-off stages of its slow-burn post-apocalypse, and we're...
Poll What Did You Think of The Last of Us - Episode 8?
After episode seven's trip back in time, we return to the terrifying present in The Last of Us episode eight. Largely covering the sinister plot thread featuring David and his crew, things turn pretty ugly in this intense, fraught chapter. Caring for an injured Joel, Ellie's looking after him, hunting for food and desperately trying to...
News Sony's Creator to Creator Series Digs Deeper into the Making of The Last of Us
Pedro Pascal! Bella Ramsey! Neil Druckmann!
Sony’s decision to bring some of its major brands to film and television may have looked like a huge risk initially, but following the enormous success of both Uncharted and The Last of Us, it must be feeling pretty satisfied with its decision right now. Of course, in the case of Joel and Ellie’s...
TV Show Review The Last of Us (HBO) Episode 7 - Emotional Mall Trip Is a Stunner
Pun books and pipe bombs
Lovers of the Left Behind DLC are in for a treat this week, as the HBO adaptation of The Last of Us devotes an entire episode to this tragic trip to a shopping centre. With Joel worse for wear after last week's episode, Ellie thinks back to another time when she was faced with a difficult choice. What follows is yet another...
Poll What Did You Think of The Last of Us - Episode 7?
We're heading towards HBO's finale of its The Last of Us TV adaptation, but episode seven took a step back in time for a large flashback focusing on Ellie's relationship with Riley. Appearances from Joel are kept to the start and end of the hour-long episode, allowing the two girls to steal the show with some nighttime fun in the mall...
TV Show Review The Last of Us (HBO) Episode 6 - Brothers Bond as Pace Quickens
Family reunion opens old wounds
Wintry landscapes and brotherly debates are in store for the latest episode of HBO's The Last of Us. With Joel and Ellie escaping Kansas City, they make their way to the chilly countryside of Wyoming in search of Joel's brother Tommy. Pascal's Joel is front and centre in this episode as he struggles with his growing...
Poll Was The Last of Us - Episode 6's Reunion Worth the Wait?
Brother meets brother
After four episodes away from one another, Joel and Tommy have finally been reunited in episode six of HBO's The Last of Us. The TV adaptation has made its way to Jackson, where Joel and Ellie meet up with the younger brother as they try to find the Fireflies. The episode features some iconic scenes from the game, but a few...
TV Show Review The Last of Us (HBO) Episode 5 - Clicker Chaos Reigns Supreme
The true king of the apocalypse
HBO's The Last of Us has passed the halfway mark of its epic retelling of the 2013 PlayStation classic, and it's yet to truly misstep. Trying to keep things interesting for new and old fans alike, episode 5 showcases another fine balance of iconic scenes from the game and bombastic deviations that will undoubtedly...
Poll Did You Love The Last of Us - Episode 5?
Endure and Survive
We're well into the midway point of HBO's TV adaptation of The Last of Us, so there's probably a pretty good chance you know whether you like it or not by now. Still, some episodes are better than others, and the fifth edition brings with it the story of Henry and Sam — with some interesting changes. Endure and Survive sees...
News HBO's The Last of Us Continues Meteoric Rise, Hits New Ratings High
On the up
At this point, you can consider HBO’s adaptation of The Last of Us a colossal success. Not only has it attracted rave reviews, but it’s also achieving some staggering ratings – all of which is generating insane sales of the PS5 and PS4 game, too. The most recent episode, which aired this past Sunday, hit another ratings high for the...
News The Last of Us HBO Episode 5 Airs Two Days Early Due to Super Bowl
Football rules all
Today, fans of incredibly good television were given an unexpected treat with the announcement that Episode 5 of HBO's The Last of Us adaptation, titled "Endure and Survive", will air two days early. Fans in the US will be able to catch it on HBO Friday, 10th February at 9 pm EST/6 pm PST. This early mark ensures the show does...
TV Show Review The Last of Us (HBO) Episode 4 - A Heart-Warming Breather
Looking for the light
After the genuine heartbreak of episode three, things are a lot more casual in this week’s episode of HBO’s The Last of Us. It’s an episode with plenty of references to the game, and the set up of some deviations that we are beginning to become accustomed to. But at the centre of it all we have Joel and Ellie, who are...
Poll How Good Was The Last of Us - Episode 4?
It runs in your genes
After massively deviating from the original story of The Last of Us (in a very good way) during episode three, HBO's TV adaptation of the classic PlayStation game returns to what fans have known and loved for a decade. Episode four, titled Please Hold on to My Hand, brings to life the ambush scene where Joel and Ellie are...
News The Last of Us HBO '10 Miles West of Boston' Gets the Meme Treatment
Everyone's a critic
The latest episode of HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us may have just been the best yet (it was certainly the most watched), giving us a caring and nuanced look at the otherwise gruff character of Bill, in addition to the effortlessly charming Frank. However, one aspect of the episode has drawn some good-natured commentary: the...
News The Last of Us HBO Gets More Viewers Than Ever for Second Week in a Row
Keeps on growing
6.4 million people tuned in to watch the third episode of HBO's The Last of Us TV adaptation on Sunday night, meaning the series has pulled in more viewers than ever before for a second week in a row. The show's debut pulled in 4.7 million viewers upon its first airing, which was beaten by the second episode at 5.7 million. The...
TV Show Review The Last Of Us (HBO) Episode 3 - Television At Its Finest
There isn't a dry eye in this apocalypse
Episode three of HBO's The Last of Us aired last night, which saw Joel and Ellie finally leave the tight grip of the city as they head for Bill and Frank's. While fans of the game will know all about Bill and his trap-laden town, they haven't seen it quite like this. One of the first episodes to be made...
Poll Was The Last of Us - Episode 3 the Best One Yet?
The big deviation
We're well into the first season of HBO's The Last of Us TV adaptation now, but this third episode represents the first big deviation from how the story was told in the PS3, PS4, and PS5 game. Focusing on the relationship between Bill and Frank, Naughty Dog only hinted at what the two characters shared before the outbreak and how...
News HBO Renews The Last of Us TV Series for a Second Season
They're going through with it... again
HBO has today announced it has renewed its TV adaptation of The Last of Us for a second season. After an overwhelmingly positive reception from both critics and fans — which has seen it become one of the most popular TV shows out right now — the company will now create another series of episodes...
Video Here's How The Last of Us Infected Are Different in the Show
Swapping out spores for tendrils
The Last of Us television show on HBO is really proving itself to be one of the best video game adaptations out there. We've had a solid two episodes so far in the show's nine-episode retelling of the 2013 Naughty Dog classic, and you can check out our weekly episode reviews. Like any good adaptation, however, the...
News Neil Druckmann Discusses Ellie's Mother and The Last of Us DLC That Never Was
Time to set things right
Naughty Dog co-president Neil Druckmann has opened up about a character in The Last of Us that we have quite a few questions regarding, namely, Ellie's mother, Anna. Apparently, we almost got an entire DLC focused around Anna, but according to Druckmann, plans for its inclusion just kind of "fell apart." Now it looks like...
News HBO's The Last of Us Teases Nick Offerman's Grizzled Take on Bill
As the series sets another HBO record
HBO's The Last of Us adaptation is proving to be quite a hit, with the opening episode alone causing a massive uptick in video game sales through the magic of synergy, with the show drawing a record amount of eyeballs in the process. This week was no different, with
TV Show Review The Last of Us (HBO) Episode 2 - Establishing a New Lore
New take on the infected seriously scares
After its bombastic premiere, The Last of Us episode two, entitled Infected, showcased exactly why the property is in safe hands. As Joel, Ellie, and Tess venture outside the walls of the Boston Quarantine Zone, we get our first exposure to the show’s infected, plenty of Ellie banter, and of course, more...
News Go Behind the Scenes of HBO's Adaptation with Naughty Dog in Building The Last of Us
Building The Last of Us is a new series from developer Naughty Dog that goes behind the scenes of the incredibly popular new HBO series and the iconic game that inspired it. Obviously, it contains spoilers for both the first game and the first episode of the show, so consider yourself warned. Featuring leads from Naughty Dog and some...
Poll How Would You Rate The Last of Us - Episode 2?
Long, long time
After the lenghty, explosive opening of HBO's The Last of Us, the second episode picks up where the TV adaptation left off as Joel and Tess begin their trip across the USA to deliver Ellie to the Fireflies. While the second entry of nine wasn't nearly as long, it still had a lot going on. We're certain many of you tuned in to catch...
News Bruce Straley Wasn't Credited in HBO's The Last of Us, Calls for Unionization
Credit where credit is due
Bruce Straley, one of the veteran game directors responsible for The Last of Us and its Left Behind expansion (not to mention much of the Uncharted series), has called for unionization in the video games industry. Straley was not credited for his role in shaping the setting and characters featured in HBO's hugely popular...
News The Last of Us HBO Pulls in 4.7 Million Viewers, Second Biggest Debut Since 2010
House of the Dragon the only show to better it
The first episode of HBO's The Last of Us was watched by 4.7 million viewers, making it the second biggest debut on the network since 2010's Boardwalk Empire. Only the debut of House of the Dragon has done better during that same timeframe, which pulled in 9.986 million views. HBO explained the Sunday...
News Last of Us HBO Trailer Teases the Trials to Come in the Weeks Ahead
We finish what we started
HBO's excellent adaptation of The Last of Us is finally here, and it sure seems like Druckmann and co have actually managed to capture the oppressive nature and nuanced character work of the source material. But now it's time to look forward, as a new trailer has been released teasing what will come next in the weeks ahead...
TV Show Review The Last of Us (HBO) Episode 1 - Faithful Retelling Deviates in the Right Ways
When you're lost in the darkness
It’s been a long time coming, but the live-action adaptation of The Last of Us is finally here. After nearly a decade of reliving the adventure of Joel and Ellie in video game form, we now have a new cast, new medium, and a slightly altered take on this classic tale. Episode one of nine aired on HBO and Sky...
Poll Share Your First Thoughts on The Last of Us TV Series
Is it a hit or a miss?
After many years of filming and a wave of extremely positive critic reviews, the first episode of HBO's TV adaptation of The Last of Us is now available for viewing. Named When You're Lost in the Darkness, what are your first impressions of the series after watching the first 1 hour and 35 minutes of the show? Has it lived up...
News HBO's The Last of Us Looks Like It'll Be a Huge Hit
Trailer trends after attracting over eight million views
The latest trailer for HBO’s anticipated adaptation of The Last of Us is trending on YouTube, after attracting over eight million views in approximately 48 hours. That number’s just taking into account the official HBO Max upload – various mirrors and re-streams will, as you’d expect,...
News HBO's The Last of Us Unveils Cast in Slew of Promo Posters
Baby girl and beyond
We’re little more than a month away from the debut of HBO’s The Last of Us, which will start streaming from 15th January. And in order to build anticipation, the broadcaster has released a slew of posters today, showcasing the core cast of characters. We’re already intimately familiar with Pedro Pascal’s Joel and Bella...
News HBO's The Last of Us Has a Foreboding Promo Poster
Pedro Pascal's Joel front and centre
While developer Naughty Dog fought to bring Ellie to the front of The Last of Us’ original boxart, the promotional poster for HBO’s television adaptation has swapped their positions. Here we see Pedro Pascal’s Joel take the limelight, as he looks back at the camera with a furrowed brow. Bella Ramsey’s...
News HBO's The Last of Us TV Show Trailer Almost Certainly Dropping Tomorrow
Official social media accounts updated, creators tease imminent news
We’ve already seen a glimpse of HBO’s hugely anticipated The Last of Us television show, but tomorrow could be the big day for the long-in-development adaptation. As existing fans will already know, 26th September is The Last of Us Day – or Outbreak Day as it was formerly...
News Brief The Last of Us HBO Clip Posted Online
Via HBO sizzle reel
A fresh look at HBO's TV adaptation of The Last of Us has appeared in a new sizzle reel focusing on upcoming projects from the company. Roughly 20 seconds of brand new footage can be viewed, including a glimpse of Nick Offerman's Bill, fungus spores taking over a wall, and Pedro Pascal's take on Joel's voice. Also part of the...
News The Last of Us HBO's Henry and Sam Revealed, Alongside Two New Characters
Marlon and Florence are an elderly couple surviving alone
Filming has finished on HBO’s adaptation of The Last of Us, ahead of its launch next year. However, two pivotal characters had remained a mystery – until now. IGN has revealed that Henry will be played by Lamar Johnson, while his younger brother Sam will be portrayed by Keivonn Woodard...
News The Last of Us HBO's Bella Ramsey: Fans Are Going to Love the Show
"It honours the game"
Bella Ramsey, the star of HBO’s upcoming The Last of Us, knows you’re concerned about the upcoming show – but insists you’re going to love it, as she believes it “honours” the game. Live action adaptations of video games tend to be hit or miss, with the most recent example being Resident Evil. But according to...
News Filming Concludes on HBO's The Last of Us TV Show
Are you really gonna go through with this?
And that’s a wrap! As scheduled, filming has now concluded on HBO’s The Last of Us television show. Co-writer and producer Craig Mazin – who also worked on Chernobyl – confirmed the tidbit on Twitter, although series creator Neil Druckmann had mentioned earlier in the week that the project was in...
News HBO's The Last of Us Reveals New Image, Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker Join Cast
This is going to be big
Here’s a brand new still from HBO’s The Last of Us series. Filming will conclude on the show from tomorrow, and Naughty Dog co-president Neil Druckmann said it will be “the most faithful video game adaptation ever”. He’s even directed one of the episodes, and it’s his instalment that this image is taken from. The...
News Here's Your Best Look at Joel and Ellie in HBO's The Last of Us Yet
Filming is due to conclude imminently, but here’s arguably your best look at Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey as iconic duo Joel and Ellie from HBO’s The Last of Us TV show. We’ve seen photos of both actors on set before – and even an official still, courtesy of Naughty Dog – but this image finally evokes some real feels. Here we...
News HBO's The Last of Us TV Show Reveals Key Set Photos
Update: Just as we were going to press, more photos from The Last of Us TV show have started to circulate showcasing the suburbs section of the story, where in the game Joel must pick off foes with a sniper rifle. Again, the sets look spot-on compared to the game: Original Story: HBO and PlayStation Productions are still shooting...
News The Last of Us' TV Show Will Not Air This Year
You’ll have to wait a while longer for The Last of Us television show, as it unfortunately won’t air this year. The Hollywood Reporter published 20 questions with HBO Max programming chief Casey Bloys, and he remarks that the show is “shooting right now in Canada” and that “we haven’t announced an air date yet”. He added:...
News A Wrinkle in Time Star Storm Reid Joins HBO's The Last of Us As Riley
The Last of Us: Left Behind’s Riley will feature in HBO’s upcoming television adaptation of Naughty Dog’s smash hit, played by Euphoria and A Wrinkle in Time star Storm Reid. Deadline exclusively revealed the news overnight, confirming that the 18-year-old American actress will make a guest appearance in the forthcoming series. This...
News The Last of Us HBO Show Changes Bill Casting to Nick Offerman
Previously Con O'Neill
The TV adaptation of The Last of Us has changed its casting of Bill, a character from the original game who fortifies an entire town with explosives. Previously announced to be played by Con O'Neill, it will now be Nick Offerman playing this role. Offerman is perhaps best known as Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation, but he...
News Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann Concludes Work on The Last of Us TV Show
Director praises best TV crew in the world
Neil Druckmann’s television directorial debut has concluded. The Naughty Dog vice president, and The Last of Us scribe, has been in Canada working on the franchise’s high-profile HBO television adaptation – but his work is now over, and he’s heading back to his d
News The Last of Us TV Show Sets Like 'Walking into the Game'
Bella Ramsey calls playing Ellie a "privilege and an honour"
The Last of Us is getting a TV adaptation, thanks to a partnership between PlayStation Productions and HBO. We've known about the project for a while, but with filming having begun in Canada, information and images have started emerging online, and it all seems pretty encouraging so far...
News The Last of Us TV Set Photos Shared Online
HBO and PlayStation Productions jointly shared our first look at Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey in The Last of Us back in September — albeit from the back rather than the front — but since then, photos of the set and actors have begun appearing online as filming of the TV series commences. The Last of Us Updates Twitter account is...