The Last of Us | The creator of the series explains the absence of a scary scene

Co-creator of The Last of Us adaptation, Craig Mazin explained why the scary sequence in the hotel basement was not used.

For those who don’t know, at some point in the original game, Joel needs to turn the energy back on with a generator, but due to the noise, he ends up attracting quite a few infected.

“It’s definitely a scary sequence, but it would be very difficult to do in the show because it’s focused on Joel, by himself, and it’s all about the action and the atmosphere. What we find in the passive (television) medium is that these sequences are best appreciated by us, watching the reactions and interactions of the characters.”

I said GQ Magazine.

“The example is in the episode that Neil (Druckmann) directed, where Tess, Joel and Ellie are in the Boston Museum and the Clickers appear for the first time. There is a lot for the three of them to look at, where you can feel fear, despair. And that’s where the magic happens.”

According to the publication by Warner County. discoverythe first season averaged 30.4 million viewers (per episode), surpassing The Dragon’s House.

Its derivative game of thrones averaged 29 million viewers.

Furthermore, “Seek the Light”the latest episode, scored the highest audience, surpassing 8.2 million viewers on HBO (linear/cable TV) and HBO Max (streaming).

This is a significant feat, given that the exhibition took place at the same time as the oscar.

Read more about The Last of Us:

The last of us it had nine episodes in the first season and all are available in its catalog HBO Max. The series received critical and audience acclaim.

Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) and the creator of the franchise in Bad Dog, Neil Druckmannthey are screenwriters and producers.

in addition to Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian) and Bella Ramsay (Game of Thrones), we will have too Gabriel Luna (Terminator: Dark Fate) as Tommy Miller, Anna Torv (Mindhunter) as Tess, Merle Dandridge (The Flight Attendant) as Marlene, Storm Reid (Euphoria) as Riley and Nick Poferman (Pam & Tommy) as Bill.

Troy Baker is Ashley Johnsonperformers of the main characters in the games, will have important roles in the first season.

What is the story of the series?

The Last of Us follows a smuggler named Joel (Pedro Pascal), who is hired to get Ellie (Bella Ramsay), a 14-year-old girl from an oppressive quarantine zone, to safety. What starts as a normal job soon becomes a brutal and heartbreaking journey as the two must cross the US and depend on each other to survive.

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