What only occurred? The week-end saw a few trailers fall for just two highly expected series that is upcoming The Last of Us and The Witcher: Blood Origin. The former is the official that is first for HBO’s tv show, and it also provides an excellent have a look at what to anticipate, including an especially menacing Bloater.
HBO had formerly just circulated an teaser that is almost dialogue-free The Last of Us. The first trailer that is official a lot more of Pedro Pascal’s Joel escorting Bella Ramsey’s Ellie west throughout the post-apocalyptic United States while they search well for a treatment for the parasitic fungus referred to as Cordyceps Brain Infection, which Ellie is protected to.
Any tv show according to a beloved video game franchise will always trigger some trepidation among followers, specially following the awful Resident Evil Netflix series that has been canceled after one extremely season that is unpopular. But HBO’s The Last of Us was written by Craig Mazin, responsible for the miniseries Chernobyl, voted one of the best TV shows of all time, and Neil Druckmann, writer and director of the game.
The trailer includes many nods to the games, including a-ha’s Take on Me—Ellie plays an acoustic version of the song in The Last of Us Part II. There’s also a* that is( appearing through the surface at the conclusion of the clip.
The nine-episode very first period of this drama that is original air on January 15, 2023, at 9 p.m. Eastern on HBO and be available to stream in 4K via HBO Max.
Elsewhere, we also got to see the first full trailer for The Witcher: Blood Origin. The series is set 1,200 years before The Witcher show. However, there’s an appearance by Joey Batey’s Jaskier, singer of the endlessly catchy Toss A Coin To Your Witcher, at the end, presumably via some time/world-travelling shenanigans. The trailer also includes British actor Sir Lenny Henry, fresh from his role as Sadoc Burrows in Lord of the* that is(: The Rings of Power, as Chief Sage Balor.
The Witcher: Blood Origin, a four-part show, airs on Netflix this December 25. The next main Witcher show, possibly the final to feature Henry Cavill, comes next summer.