The anxiously awaited second season of The Last of Us is set to hit our screens in 2025, adapting the beloved franchise’s second video game. The first season, released in early 2023, achieved immense success as the most critically acclaimed video game television adaptation to date. Showrunner Craig Mazin recently confirmed that production for Season 2 is scheduled to commence on February 12, 2024.
Season 1 received widespread acclaim, with particular praise for the performances of Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey. Ramsey, expressed excitement about returning to the series and teased some intriguing plot points for Season 2. This includes exploring a romance storyline with the character of Dina, briefly introduced in Season 1.
Expectations From The Last of Us Season 2
In the upcoming Season 2, The Last of Us series will follow the story from the popular video game, The Last of Us Part II. The new season picks up Joel and Ellie’s journey a few years after the events of the first season. It brings in a new character, Abby Anderson, who has a significant role in the show. Season 2 is expected to be even more intense and darker than Season 1, with moments that might be tough to watch.
Bella Ramsey expressed her enthusiasm for the challenging and physical scenes in Season 2, highlighting Ellie’s increased physical fitness. Additionally, she looks forward to exploring the Dina storyline, which will be a central focus throughout the entire second game.
While the actor for Abby’s character remains undisclosed, casting news is eagerly awaited, and fans can expect updates as production progresses. Season 1 of The Last of Us is currently available for streaming on Max, allowing fans to catch up on the series before the anticipated second season arrives in 2025.