The story of The Last of Us Part 2 may take more than a season, but who knows when it might start
The last of usThe first season has come to an end, but there’s more to Joel and Ellie’s story than one season of television can tell. Unfortunately, HBO has revealed too much about the show’s next season other than that it will happen. We don’t even know when Season 2 might come out, but given HBO’s habit of waiting two years between the first two seasons of its biggest shows (like Western world or likely House of the Dragon) looks like we may be waiting a while to get back The last of us‘ Cordyceps apocalypse.
The first season of the series adapted the story The last of us part 1the first game in the franchise and one thing we know is that season 2 will focus on the story The last of us part 2. Other than that, here’s everything you need to know The last of us Season 2 after watching the Season 1 finale.
When is The Last of Us season 2 debuting on HBO?
There is no information yet on exactly when The last of us there may be a second season, but we know it’s on the way. Based on HBO’s production schedule for some of its other big series, we don’t necessarily expect a typical TV schedule break of just one year between seasons The last of uswhich likely pushes the second season’s release date to 2025 or even later.
What is season 2 (and part 2 of The Last of Us) about?
In the vaguest of words, The last of us part 2 examines the consequences of Joel’s actions at the end Part 1. If the (very general) theme of the first game is love, the second is more about hate, and most of its time is devoted to revenge. If you thought the first season was dark, get ready!
Is there any time before The Last of Us Season 2?
The last of us part 2 takes place several years after the events of the first game, which means that The last of us season 2 will likely have a time skip as well. however, part 2 includes some flashbacks from years past, so it all depends on how HBO decides to adapt the story and in what order.
Will Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsay return in Season 2?
Probably! Their characters will be, at least. And while some fans online are expressing a bit of concern that Bella is too young for Ellie’s storyline in The last of us part 2, she is actually exactly the same age as the character in the game. More importantly, showrunner and co-creator Craig Mazin has already said that there are no plans at all to remake Ramsey, who was one of the best parts of Season 1.
Will the second season of The Last of Us be its last?
It’s possible, but probably not. Officially, the series was only renewed for a 2nd season and no more, but given its popularity, it will likely get as many more seasons as Mazin and his co-creator Neil Druckmann wish. As for how many there might be, both have already said they don’t feel the history The last of us part 2 can only be adapted into one season of television, so it’s likely that they would go for at least a third season, if not more.