“The Last of Us” series at HBO has added Nico Parker in a visitor featuring role, Variety has affirmed.
Parker will show up as Sarah, the daughter of Joel (Pedro Pascal). Alongside Pascal, Parker joins recently declared cast members Bella Ramsey, Gabriel Luna, and Merle Dandridge.
Parker most recently showed up in a lead role in the HBO/Sky miniseries “The Third Day,” featuring opposite Jude Law. She is additionally known for her role in the live-action remake of “Dumbo” that was released in 2019. She will next be found in the Warner Bros. highlight “Reminiscence.”
She is repped by Curtis Brown and WME.
“The Last of Us” series was first declared as being developed at the premium cabler last March, with the show landing a formal series order in November. In view of the video game of a similar name, the series happens twenty years after modern civilization has been obliterated. Joel, a hardened survivor, is recruited to carry Ellie (Ramsey) out of an oppressive quarantine zone. Which begins as a small job soon becomes a brutal, heartbreaking journey, as the two of them should navigate across the U.S. and rely upon one another for survival.
“Chernobyl” maker Craig Mazin is connected to compose and executive produce the series alongside Neil Druckmann, an author and creative director for “The Last of Us” video game. Carolyn Strauss and Rose Lam will likewise executive produce alongside Evan Wells, president of game improvement studio Naughty Dog. PlayStation Productions’ Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan will likewise executive produce. Kantemir Balagov is set to direct the pilot, with Jasmila Žbanić and Ali Abbasi additionally connected to coordinate. The project is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television. PlayStation Productions, Word Games, and Naughty Dog produce.
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