Gabriel Luna Joins HBO’s “The Last of Us”

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

“Terminator: Dark Fate” and “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” actor Gabriel Luna has joined the cast of “The Last of Us” TV series at HBO.

Luna marks the third cast member to be announced following series leads Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey as Joel and Ellie respectively.

Luna will star as Tommy, Joel’s compassionate younger brother and a former soldier who hasn’t lost his sense of idealism and hope for a better world.

The series, based on the critically acclaimed PlayStation video game series by Naughty Dog, takes place twenty years after modern civilization has been destroyed by a fungal brain infection outbreak.

The series sees Joel, a hardened survivor, hired to smuggle Ellie out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon becomes a brutal, heartbreaking journey, as they both must traverse across the U.S. and depend on each other for survival.

“Chernobyl” creator Craig Mazin is attached to write and executive produce the series along with Neil Druckmann, a writer and creative director for the games.

Source: Variety

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