While some actors from The Last of Us video games appeared in the show’s first season, other comedians have made it clear that they would like to appear in a second season.
Attention, spoilers. It is advisable to watch the first season of The Last of Us before continuing to read this article.
The Last of Us season 1 has just ended, but season 2, already on order, is already on everyone’s mind. Of course, patience will be required, but fans are already guessing which actors will be chosen to embody the new characters of future episodes that will adapt the second installment of the The Last of Us: Part II video game franchise.
Some believe that they have already found the perfect translator for Abby Anderson, the main character of the second video game. But it won’t be the only character to be played in the sequel to The Last of Us in a TV adventure.
Other video game actors in the rest of the series?
In The Last of Us season 1, we already saw video game actors returning to reprise their roles, such as Merle Dandridge (Marlene). But some have also been pleasantly surprised by playing other characters. So, Ashley Johnson, who portrays Ellie in the games, plays Anna, Ellie’s mother; Troy Baker, who plays Joel in the games, voices James; Geoffrey Pierce, who plays Tommy in the games, plays Perry.
Finally, Laura Bailey is a special case as she plays Abby in the second video game, but she also plays the nurse at the end of the game, a role she resumed in the operating room scene where Joel (Pedro Pascal) kills the surgeon. who was going to operate on Ellie (Bella Ramsey) in the last episode.
The actors present in the second The Last of Us video game have made it clear that they would like to return to their roles in future episodes of the series. This is the case of Ian Alexander, known for his roles as Buck in The OA and Gray in Star Trek: Discovery.
In The Last of Us: Part II, this transgender and non-binary actor plays Leo, a transgender boy who is a former member of the Seraphite clan. Jan Alexander said in an interview for insiderduring which he wore a pendant reminiscent of the game that he is “grateful” for being part of the Naughty Dog franchise.
Yara and Lev in The Last of Us: Part II
He explained that he was a fan of the adaptation and wanted to be in it: “I’m glad they’re making the LGBTQ representation more explicit and fair…obviously weird. I would like to see more of this. to resume my role as Leo.”
Also told another face of the second video game, actress Victoria Grace, who plays Lev’s sister Yara. GamesRadar that it would be a “dream come true” if HBO called her to reprise her role in the series adaptation.
At the moment, no information has been released about the cast of The Last of Us season 2, but it wouldn’t be surprising if Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin are looking to other video game comedians to take on their roles or embody new characters.
The first season of The Last of Us is available on Prime Video.