After the huge success of the video game adaptation, there is bad news for the series’ second season. Last of us. Jonathan Ross interview on his show Bella Ramsey —who plays Ellie—who spoke about the continuation of the series.
In an interview, the actress named the approximate date for the start of filming of the second season of the series. Last of us And it’s not what many expected.
“I think we will start filming at the end of this year or early next. So the premiere of the second season will probably take place in late 2024 or early 2025,” Ramsey explained. The actress’s statements reflect those mentioned by Pedro Pascal in another interview on similar dates. “There is a possibility that recordings will start in 2023,” he said.
The Last of Us has been filming for a year and a half
Start of filming of the first season of the series Last of us which just ended, it started in July 2021, it was made in Canada and took a full year. Considering that the series premiered in January 2023, this means that the total production time for one season of the series is one and a half years.
So, if the filming of the second season begins at the end of 2023, then there is no particular hope that we will see it before 2025. But this should not surprise anyone.
HBO series and other platforms streaming with a high level of production, as it was Western world or Mandalorians, the latest on Disney+, have quite large time gaps between one season and the next. In many cases, almost two years. So the premiere Last of us 2 in 2025 should not take us by surprise.
What we know about the upcoming second season of the series is that it will cover the second part of the game of the same name, but probably not completely. Some of the material will be reserved for adaptation in the third season.
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