HBO’s The Last of Us has formally forged Henry and Sam, the brothers who star in a single of the unique recreation’s most well-known storylines.
IGN can completely reveal that Henry shall be performed by Lamar Johnson, whereas his youthful brother, Sam, shall be portrayed by Keivonn Woodard.
Along with Henry and Sam, Graham Greene and Elaine Miles will visitor star as Marlon and Florence, two new characters being added to the collection for the primary time.
Spoiler Warning: Potential small spoilers for HBO Max’s The Last of Us observe.
The official launch describes the brothers this fashion:
Lamar Johnson as Henry and Keivonn Woodard as Sam, brothers in Kansas Metropolis hiding from a revolutionary motion searching for vengeance.
Followers of the unique recreation will recall that Joel and Ellie meet Henry and Sam in Pittsburgh, the place they work collectively to evade human hunters and contaminated alike whereas bonding over philosophical discussions about faith. Henry was performed by Brandon Scott within the authentic recreation whereas Sam was performed by Nadji Jeter.
Within the HBO adaptation, Joel and Ellie apparently encounter Henry and Sam in Kansas Metropolis as an alternative of Pittsburgh whereas the hunters are extra clearly outlined. Little else has been revealed in regards to the plot, although Pedro Pascal, who performs Joel, is assured it might dwell as much as the legacy of the unique recreation.
The new characters, Marlon and Florence are described as “a married couple surviving alone within the wilderness of submit-apocalyptic Wyoming.”
Pascal was beforehand revealed to be taking part in Joel whereas Bella Ramsey takes on the function of Ellie. Pascal has mentioned he purposely hasn’t completed the unique recreation in order that he can keep away from imitating Troy Baker’s efficiency as Joel.
Gabriel Luna will play Joel’s brother, Tommy – whereas Tommy’s authentic actor may also a model new function. Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker, who featured within the authentic recreation, may also have so-far-unannounced roles.
The Last of Us has been steadily revealing extra of its characters and plot forward of its anticipated 2023 launch. Within the meantime, Naughty Canine is getting ready to launch a remake of The Last of Us for PlayStation 5. It’s going to be out September 2.
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