Pedro Pascal talks about his interpretation of Joel in the series The Last of Us

The actor admits he has not played the video game and he wanted to keep a safe distance from the version of the character we met on PS3 and PS4.

The television series adaptation of The last of us HBO is working on is one of the most ambitious and anticipated video game projects in the coming months. From now on, Pedro Pascal, the actor who will play Joël on the small screen, explained that he wanted to keep a certain safe distance from the video game in order to embody his own version of the character.

Pedro Pascal and Joel

In fact, he said he didn’t play the video game because he didn’t think he had the skills to do so, although he saw his nephew play it: “I saw everything i could that day so i had to go to florida joel looked like so i started worrying about wanting to emulate him more than i should which could be right in some circumstances but also wrong in others. I wanted to keep a safe distance and put myself in the hands of Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann“.

Besides, Pascal hinted that the storyline of the series might not be exactly the same as the game.Even if the winks are sure and an attempt will be made to maintain the essence of what makes a work so acclaimed and memorable. “They do very smart things, which is all I can say,” he concluded.

The last of us It is a production that is made by HBO Productions and PlayStationwhile the main people responsible for the project are Craig Mazin (the creator of Chernobyl) and Neil Druckmann, co-president of Naughty Dog and director of the two video games of The last of us.

In her they tell us again the path of Joel (Pedro Pascal) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey) outside a quarantine area to join a research center. And all this together 20 years after the infectious epidemic of a fungus transformed a large part of humanity in monstrous zombies. Its premiere will not take place this year.

Source: Elespanol


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