The Last of Us: HBO Casts Actress Who Will Play Riley
HBO confirmed on Friday that actress Storm Reid will play the character Riley in the adaptation of The Last of Us to the TV. With the confirmation, it became clear that the series will also address the events that take place in Left Behind.
In the game’s DLC, it is shown how Ellie discovered that she is immune to the Cordyceps fungus. The plot also shows a little bit of her relationship with Riley, who is also an orphan and ends up developing a relationship with the protagonist.
Storm Reid, who is 18 years old, became famous for playing Gia Bennett in Euphoria. She also participated in films such as 12 years of slavery, The invisible man, A Wrinkle in Time e Suicide squad and TV productions like Chicago P.D. e NCIS: Los Angeles.
The young actress also has several children’s work on television.
The Last of Us series is a co-production between several companies, including Sony Pictures Television, HBO, PlayStation Productions and Naughty Dog. The pilot episode is being directed by Kantemir Balagov. Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) and Neil Druckmann are the writers and producers.
With Reid’s announcement, she joins the cast consisting of Pedro Pascal (Joel), Anna Torv (Tess), Bella Ramsey (Ellie), Gabriel Luna (Tommy), Merle Dandridge (Marlene), Jeffrey Pierce (Perry, original character). for the series), Nico Parker (Sarah), Murray Bartlett (Frank) and Nick Offerman (Bill).
The Last of Us is scheduled to premiere later in 2022 exclusively on HBO and HBO Max. So, are you excited to see the adaptation? Leave your opinion below!