Pedro Pascal, who you may acknowledge as The Mandalorian himself, has been forged as Joel in HBO’s TV adaptation of The Final of Us, as first reported by Deadline. The casting was confirmed shortly after by The Final of Us inventive director (and an government producer and author for the present) Neil Druckmann.
Pascal’s confirmed casting comes simply hours after the information that Bella Ramsey, who performed the fan-favorite ruler Lyanna Mormont in Recreation of Thrones, will play Ellie, Joel’s surrogate daughter. (Pascal additionally had a job on Recreation of Thrones — he performed Oberyn Martell, the Crimson Viper of Dorne.) It additionally comes shortly after the information that Lucasfilm has severed ties with one in all Pascal’s co-stars on The Mandalorian, Gina Carano.
The primary recreation in The Final of Us collection focuses largely round Joel and Ellie’s relationship, and it appears possible that the preliminary run of the present will preserve the concentrate on the 2 characters as properly. Along with Pascal and Ramsey, the collection already has another notable expertise on board — Chernobyl’s Craig Mazin is about to be a author and government producer, and Kantemir Balagov, who directed indie WWII drama Beanpole, is about to direct the pilot episode.