Tag: PlayStation Productions
News The Last of Us Season 2 Will Be a While, 'End of 2024, Early 2025' Says Bella Ramsey
Ellie actress looks ahead
The Last of Us season one has now run its course, and has been a major success for PlayStation Productions. In fact, a second season was given the thumbs up long before the first was over, and so we'll definitely be seeing more from Pedro Pascal as Joel and Bella Ramsey as Ellie in the future. How far into the future,...
News The Last of Us TV Show Is Now Available on Amazon Prime, Hulu, More
Infection is spreading
Now that season one of The Last of Us' TV adaptation has run its course, it has become available on a bunch of new services and platforms. Previously, you could only watch the show on HBO Max in North America or NOW in the UK, but having had a look around, it's now been distributed to other apps as well. In addition to the...
News Abby Voice Actress Laura Bailey Had a Brief Cameo in HBO's The Last of Us Finale
Bet you missed it
The finale of HBO's excellent The Last of Us adaptation aired last night, and while perhaps not as impactful as we found the source material to be, it was still a fitting conclusion to a great series. Eagle-eyed observers might have spotted a familiar face (albeit obscured) during one of the episode's most climactic scenes. We...
News The Last of Us 2 Will Be Split Across Two or More Seasons for TV Adaptation
Playing the long game
The Last of Us' HBO adaptation has just come to a close, with the final episode of the acclaimed first season having just aired. It's been warmly received, and with the viewing figures consistently high, it didn't take long for season two to get the green light
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...
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...
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 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...
News Twisted Metal TV Show Teased for a 2023 Debut
Could be a big year for PS Productions
PlayStation Productions has been a pretty successful venture for Sony so far, and it's showing no signs of slowing down yet. It's still relatively early days, but we've already had the Uncharted movie become a box office hit and The Last of Us TV adaptation breaking records (and hearts) with HBO. There's more...
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...
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...
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 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...
Round Up The Last of Us TV Reviews Praise a Great Adaptation
"Best adaptation of a video game ever made"
Just a few days before the first episode releases, select members of the media have shared their thoughts on the first season of HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us. With Joel played by Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey taking on Ellie's role, alongside Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin leading things, the series...
News Bloodborne Movie, TV Show Could Be a Thing in the Future
"Not unthinkable," says Hermen Hulst
A Bloodborne movie, TV series, or anime is not outside the realms of possibility according to PlayStation Studios lead Hermen Hulst, who says the company's investments are about more than just game development nowadays. Talking to Reuters about Sony's recent funding of Elden Ring
News Orlando Bloom, Archie Madekwe Join the Cast of Gran Turismo Movie
Just yesterday, we learned Stranger Things star David Harbour would become the first actor to sign on for the Gran Turismo movie. Hot of the heels of that announcement, The Hollywood Reporter is back with another scoop on this film based on the racing series. Orlando Bloom is set to join Harbour on the project. [embed.right
News Stranger Things' David Harbour Joins the Cast for Gran Turismo Movie
Stranger things have happened
PlayStation Productions is in full swing, with several projects underway. One of them is a movie based on Sony's long-running Gran Turismo series. It seems an odd choice for the big screen, but it's happening nonetheless, and it's attracting some notable talent. Namely, the Gran Turismo film now has its first star,...
News Filming Concludes on 'Special' Twisted Metal TV Show
Car crash entertainment
Well, that happened quietly and quickly: filming on Twisted Metal’s television adaptation is complete. We’ve known about the show for some time, but shooting has been much more low-profile than The Last of Us – and is already over. For those who missed the news, Captain America’s Antony Mackie
News Gravity Rush Also Getting a Movie, It's Claimed
In yet another movie-related headline you did not expect to read: Deadline reports PlayStation Productions has a Gravity Rush film in the works. This follows on from an article claiming Sony also has a Days Gone flick lined up with Outlander actor Sam Heughan playing Deacon St
News Days Gone Movie Reportedly Being Produced, Outlander Actor Lined Up
Adapted by Sheldon Turner
PlayStation Productions has a Days Gone film in the works with Outlander actor Sam Heughan lined up to play Deacon St. John, a new report from Deadline claims. The article says Sheldon Turner is adapting the game for the big screen, an Oscar-nominated scribe with credits on The Longest Yard and X-Men: First Class. The...
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 Twisted Metal Show Casts Wrestler Samoa Joe as Sweet Tooth, Will Arnett to Provide Voice
Not clowning around
Update (3/6/22): We've already heard who will be providing the voice for Sweet Tooth in the Twisted Metal TV series, but who will portray the character physically? We now have our answer. As reported by Deadline, Joe Seanoa — better known as AEW wrestler Samoa Joe — will fill the boots of the maniacal killer clown...
Poll Do You Care About PlayStation TV Shows?
Tune in or tune out
If it was not already clear before this week, it most certainly should be now: PlayStation is about more than just its PS5 console and lineup of quality single player focused titles. Sony is pushing for more live-service games, it's porting more to PC, and its
Guide All PlayStation Productions Movies and TV Shows
Release dates, casting, and more for all PlayStation Productions projects
PlayStation Productions is a new division established within the Sony Interactive Entertainment hierarchy designed to convert popular PlayStation gaming properties into television shows and movies. In this guide, we will list all PlayStation Productions movies and TV shows in...
News Uncharted Movie Crosses $400 Million Milestone
The Uncharted movie has its critics, but cinema-goers have clearly not been dissuaded. The action flick based on Nathan Drake's globetrotting adventures has been a hit in theatres, quickly becoming one of the most successful video game adaptations. The global box office figure has also recently reach a big milestone. According to...
News Ghost of Tsushima Movie Finds Screenwriter in Takashi Doscher
The crew grows on upcoming adaptation
PlayStation Productions is in full swing following the success of the Uncharted movie, with work on The Last of Us' HBO series well underway. However, it doesn't just stop with these two franchises — the next Sony game being adapted for the screen is Ghost of Tsushima. Announced last year, it appears the team...
News Amazon Primed for Live Action God of War TV Series
Kratos is coming to the small screen
Amazon Prime Video is on the cusp of signing a live action television adaptation of God of War, a Deadline report claims. PlayStation Productions – the new movie and TV subsidiary of Sony’s gaming division – has been busy lately, bringing Uncharted to
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 Here's That PlayStation Productions Ident in Direct Feed Quality
Aloy! Kratos! Astro Bot!
Update: Okay, so that PlayStation Productions ident looks much better in direct feed. So thankfully, Sony has published it on Twitter for us all to witness in its full 20-second glory. Take a look below and let us know what you think! Original Story: We
News Uncharted Movie Extended Clip Shows Off Chaotic Cargo Plane Action Scene
One of the most iconic moments in the Uncharted franchise is the cargo plane sequence. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is full of bombastic scenes, but the part in which our hero is left dangling above a desert thousands of feet in the air is emblematic of the series' larger-than-life action. The Uncharted movie takes direct inspiration from...
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...
Video PlayStation Productions and the New Era of Video Game Adaptations
On-screen adaptations of video games are traditionally thought of as bad, but PlayStation Productions’ arrival on the scene indicates a company looking to change that. Yesterday gave us a small hint of what this new avenue for PlayStation may look like by way of the Uncharted movie’s first official trailer. However, with the...