Gabriel Luna and Pedro Pascal Will Star in HBO’s ‘The Last of Us,’ Bringing Texan Authenticity to the Apocalypse

Gabriel Luna and Pedro Pascal Will Star in HBO’s ‘The Last of Us,’ Bringing Texan Authenticity to the Apocalypse

hollywood texas, pedro pascal and gabriel lunaThe Last of Us is among the most popular video games ever made, yet people rarely discuss that, technically, it’s also a Texan one. The tale of post-apocalyptic survival in a pandemic-ravaged United States unfolds, at least initially, in the suburban outskirts of Austin, which The Last of Us depicts as a cosmopolitan city boasting several hotels and bars, and a police station “big enough to house at least six police cars.” It’s this kind of attention to detail that will make any Austinite feel eerily at home while playing it, particularly in the scenes in which it’s impossible to get on the interstate. We’re not sure yet whether HBO’s upcoming series adaptation of The Last of Us will retain that Austin setting, but at…View Original Post

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