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Craig Mazin, author behind the fantastic miniseries Chernobyl, is seemingly teaming up with The Final of Us recreation director Neil Druckmann to adapt the PlayStation zombie thriller right into a TV present.

In response to The Hollywood Reporter, the sequence will give attention to the occasions of the primary recreation, although The Hollywood Reporter writes that there’s “the potential of extra content material based mostly on the forthcoming recreation sequel,” the The Final of Us Half II. The challenge is ready to be a collaboration between HBO, Sony Footage Tv, and PlayStation Productions. Carolyn Strauss, former president of HBO, and Evan Wells, president of Naughty Canine, might be producers.

“From the primary time I sat down to speak with Craig I used to be equally blown away by his strategy to narrative and his love and deep understanding of The Final of Us,” Druckmann advised The Hollywood Reporter in an announcement. Mazin additionally praised Druckmann, calling him the “most interesting storyteller working within the online game medium” and referring to The Final of Us as Druckmann’s magnum opus, regardless of it being a collaborative effort between tons of of programmers, designers, artists, and actors.

Mazin looks as if a superb match for the variation given the grim, suspenseful temper Chernobyl shares with The Final of Us. It’ll even be the primary time a online game sequence has gotten the status tv therapy.

No timeline was shared for when the present would begin filming or be launched. A film adaptation of the Naughty Canine sequence Uncharted, in the meantime, is ready to come back out subsequent March after years in production turmoil.