‘The Last of Us’ Is Becoming a TV Show, Writer Confirms Main Character Will Be Gay

The popular video game The Last of Us will become a TV series at HBO and the upcoming show’s co-writer just confirmed something for fans.

Craig Mazin, the creator of HBO’s limited series Chernobyl, is writing and executive producing the show with the video game’s writer and creative director Neil Druckmann.

The Last of Us is a post-apocalyptic tale that centers on the “relationship between Joel, a smuggler in this new world, and Ellie, a teenager who may be key to a cure for a deadly pandemic,” THR reports.

In the game, Ellie is gay and Craig confirms that she will remain a gay character in the series.

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