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Is There Going to Be a Last of Us Season 2 on HBO?

Yes, The Last of Us has officially been renewed for Season 2 at HBO. This was confirmed on January 27th, 2022, by its showrunners Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin and HBO, following the TV show’s massive success as the premiere surpasses 22 million views.

Both Druckmann and Mazin have previously expressed a desire to continue the show beyond the first season, so it’s no surprise that it has been renewed for another season.

Of course, season one isn’t quite over yet, and there are still some episodes to go. So, make sure you know when each episode of The Last of Us airs, so you don’t miss out.

Both Mazin and Druckmann have stated that they don’t want The Last of Us TV Show to span many seasons. Nevertheless, they said they could imagine doing future seasons that cover the events of the second game.

Druckmann said in an interview with Collider that their approach to future seasons would be to have as many episodes as necessary but not go overboard.

In that same interview, Mazin stated that adapting the second game would take more than one season. So, fans may have many more seasons of The Last of Us to look forward to.

However, for those hoping it will last as long as Game of Thrones, you may want to temper your expectations. When talking to Consequence, Mazin stated that The Last of Us will not last six or seven seasons.

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It is also worth noting that The Last of Us was the second-largest debut on HBO’s streaming service. It had over 10 million views in the US alone in its first two days on the platform.

Additionally, it has garnered fan support as it currently sits at 99% on Rotten Tomatoes and has a score of 9.3 on IMDb.

The Last of Us has also had quite a surprising critical reception, especially considering it is a video game adaptation.

When Is The Last of Us Season 2 Releasing?

The Last of Us Season 2 will likely not arrive until around 2024. The first season was cast in 2020 and then filmed between 2021 and 2022.

Therefore, it seems unlikely that season 2 of The Last of Us will arrive before late 2023 at the absolute earliest.

Of course, we will update this article if any official announcements are made about the release date of The Last of Us season 2.

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What Will The Last of Us Season 2 Be About?

The Last of Us season 2 will likely cover the events of the second game (The Last of Us Part II), considering that the first season is focused on adapting the narrative of the first game.

Season 2 will therefore follow the journey of Ellie and Dina. They set out on a quest for revenge against a new character called Abby, as well as her friends.

However, before you even begin to think about the plot of season 2, you may want to get caught up on Ellie’s shocking secret in The Last of Us.

The second Last of Us game is about ten hours longer than the first. It lasts around 24 hours compared to 15 in the first game

So, it makes sense that they would make the second Last of Us game into multiple seasons. This is especially true if they continue to add in new elements like they did with the first season.

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