Neil Druckmann Will Direct on The Last of Us on HBO
Neil Druckmann, one of the co-creators of The Last of Us, has been tapped to direct on the HBO adaption of the Naughty Dog series.
According to an updated listing found on the Directors Guild of Canada website, it says Druckmann is one of several directors attached to the project.
A listing says that in addition to Druckman, co-writer Craig Mazin, as well as Jasmila Zbanic, and Peter Hoar will direct the series. This is in addition to Kentemir Balagov directing the pilot episode, per The Hollywood Reporter.
The Last of Us is the first project from PlayStation Studios, which was created to bring many of the Sony properties to film and television.
Earlier this year, Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey were confirmed to star in the adaption as Joel and Ellie. They are joined by Nico Parker, Anna Torv, and Gabriel Luna. The series is filming in Alberta, Canada with filming set to last well in 2022.