Druckmann says: "All I can say is that we're already into our next project. The decision has already been made."
The actor says he would "absolutely" come back and reprise his role in a new The Last of Us game, should one get made.
"If we can come up with a compelling story that has this universal message and statement about love, then we will tell that story," Druckmann says.
The studio wants to avoid production and work-life balance issues that it has faced in the past as a result of announcing games too early.
Neil Druckmann doesn't seem to be done with The Last of Us as a franchise, if his statements to The Hollywood Reporter are anything to go by.
Neil Druckmann asks fans to be "wary of 'insider info", saying "much of it is false," perhaps in response to recent The Last of Us Part 3 rumors.
A prominent movie leaker has claimed that Neil Druckmann's next directorial project is a new The Last of Us instalment.
"I know there was a lot of drama and response to her character, but it was one of the most influential roles I’ve had in my life," the actor says.
Naughty Dog creative director says there's been "quite a bit" of internal discussion on the title.
Do Naughty Dog have a third entry in store for their post-apocalyptic franchise?
Creative director Neil Druckmann says finding new and interesting stories to tell in the series gets exponentially harder with each new entry.