HAVE A VIDEO YOU WANT TO FEATURE ON OUR PAGE?

Submit Video

To make sure you never miss out on your favourite NEW stories, we're happy to send you some reminders

Click 'OK' then 'Allow' to enable notifications

Not now
OK
Advert

HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ Leaked Footage Shows Key Unexplored Backstory

Published 
| Last updated 

HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ Leaked Footage Shows Key Unexplored Backstory

I don’t think there’s a single fan of The Last of Us who isn’t hyped about the upcoming TV adaptation on HBO. With Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey set to portray Joel and Ellie, we’re surely in good hands - and everything that we’ve seen from the set so far looks great.

Advert

Earlier this week, leaked set footage proved just how faithful the series is set to be when compared to the game. That being said, it looks like The Last of Us series will also explore some new territory, delving into previously unexplored backstories.

We think The Last of Us has one of the best game openings of all time. Take a look at our other favourites below.

Loading…

Advert

Fan account TheLastofUsTV recently shared a video to Twitter captured during filming in downtown Calgary, Canada. In the scene, trucks drove through a chanting crowd of extras as flares were set off. You could hear extras shouting “Freedom” and “F**k FEDRA” against a background of occasional gunfire.

This isn’t a sequence we play through during the game, so it looks like the show may include flashbacks to the early days of the outbreak when FEDRA attempted to establish Quarantine Zones (QZs) in various US cities.

Advert

We meet Joel and Ellie in the Boston QZ which remains under FEDRA rule, so that’s probably not what we’re seeing in this clip. Joel and Ellie’s journey does take us to Pittsburgh which we know was overrun by Hunters so that could well be what’s happening here.

It’s a hugely promising sight as The Last of Us series has the potential to explore backstories and similar aspects of the story that just wouldn’t suit the pacing of a video game. It would be great to see some of Tommy and Joel’s darker hunting days. I for one, cannot wait for an official trailer.

Featured Image Credit: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Topics: The Last Of Us, TV And Film, Naughty Dog

Kate Harrold
More like this
Advert
Advert
Advert

Chosen for YouChosen for You

Xbox Game Pass

GeoBook 140X Review: A Sleek Laptop for Game Pass Players

a day ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read