Hollywood veteran Catherine O’Hara has joined the solid of HBO’s The Last of Us season two.
Starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey, the present is predicated on PlayStation’s in style online game of the identical identify and made its debut on HBO final 12 months. The present acquired important acclaim and was later renewed for a second season.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, O’Hara has been roped in for an undisclosed position. She joins fellow newcomers Kaitlyn Dever, Isabela Merced and Young Mazino.
Set 20 years after the destruction of contemporary civilisation, The Last of Us follows Joel (Pascal), a hardened survivor who’s employed to smuggle 14-year-old Ellie (Ramsey) out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What begins as a small job quickly turns into a brutal, heartbreaking journey, as they each traverse the US and rely on one another for survival.
In season two, Dever will essay the position of Abby within the collection created by Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann. The character is described as “a skilled soldier whose black-and-white view of the world is challenged as she seeks vengeance for those she loved.”
Merced will painting Dina, described as “a free-wheeling spirit whose devotion to Ellie will be tested by the brutality of the world they inhabit,” whereas Mazino will painting Jesse, “a pillar of his community who puts everyone else’s needs before his own, sometimes at terrible cost.”
Season certainly one of The Last of Us, which premiered on HBO in January 2023, additionally featured Gabriel Luna, Anna Torv, Nico Parker, Murray Bartlett, Nick Offerman, Melanie Lynskey, Storm Reid and Merle Dandridge.
The present is produced by PlayStation Productions, Word Games, The Mighty Mint, and Naughty Dog.