Kaitlyn Dever, best known for her roles in Unbelievable and Dopesick (among others), is reportedly in talks to play Abby.
Production on the show's second season, which was officially greenlit earlier this year, will begin in early 2024.
As per Bella Ramsey, who plays Ellie on the show, shooting for the second season will begin at the end of this year.
Showrunners Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann confirm The Last of Us Part 2's story will be told over multiple seasons.
After an excellent start for the show's first two episodes, HBO has officially greenlit it for a second season.
The actor who plays Ellie in the HBO series says a second season is likely to happen, even though it hasn't been officially greenlit yet.
The series' third episode, titled "Long Long Time", will premiere on Sunday, and is set to have a runtime of close to 80 minutes.
The Last of Us enjoys the biggest ever second week growth for an original HBO series to date.
The TV adaptation of Naughty Dog's first title is the highest premiere for a new HBO series since Boardwalk Empire in 2010.
HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us premiered earlier this week, and has eight more episodes left in its first season.
Created by game director Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin, the TV adaptation of the PlayStation classic has garnered critical acclaim.
HBO's adaptation of the seminal PlayStation hit, which premieres in less than a week, has garnered positive reviews from critics.
"The fact that they kept it so grounded, and really made you feel – I had never experienced anything like it, and I’ve been playing video games since 1977," Craig Mazin says.
The TV series premieres on January 15th, 2023, for HBO Max and features Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey as leads, Joel and Ellie.
Naughty Dog, Sony, and HBO have officially confirmed that HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us will premiere on January 15.
The series' official HBO page mentions a January 15 premier date, although HBO or Sony have yet to make an official announcement.
A new trailer shows several characters, locations, and scenes that fans of the game will recognize, and offers glimpses of new additions.
Naughty Dog and Sony might possibly be looking to celebrate The Last of Us day with a trailer for the upcoming HBO series.
HBO and HBO Max's programming chief Casey Bloys says the TV adaptation of Naughty Dog's game won't be ready to air this year.
Dandridge played Fireflies leader Marlene in the game, and becomes the first actor from the source material to reprise her role in the TV adaptation.