Gameplay’s ‘The Last Of Us’ actor resumes role on HBO show
The television adaptation of The last of us grabbed an original Naughty Dog video game actor.
According to Hollywood journalist, Merle Dandridge will reprise her role as Marlene on the HBO show.
Dandridge’s video game credits also included Half Life 2 in which she played Alyx Vance, as well as Everyone went to the kidnapping, where she won the BAFTA Games award for best performance.
She provided the voice and motion capture for Marlene, the leader of the Fireflies resistance group, starring in both The last of us and its sequel last year.
Although Marlene’s face is not based on his own likeness, the actor is also known for many roles on television, including recurring roles. Sons of anarchy and The stewardess, another HBO production.
Dandridge will join a cast that includes Game of thrones actors Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey in the respective lead roles of Joel and Ellie, while Gabriel Luna is set to play the role of Tommy, Joel’s younger brother.
The HBO adaptation of The last of us was illuminated last November and features a script from Chernobyl writer Craig Mazin as well as game director Neil Druckmann.
While the show will be a retelling of the original game, Druckmann also said that the adaptation will “deviate significantly” from the game in parts, particularly away from the hardcore action.
One TV show may not be the only one to tell, as it has already been reported that The last of us may be doing a remake of the PS5.