Liza Johnson and Jeremy Webb have joined HBO’s production of “The Last Of Us” as new directors for the post-apocalyptic series. Kantemir Balagov, Ali Abbasi, Jasmila Zbanic, Craig Mazin, Peter Hoar, and Neil Druckmann, the original writer for the game the show is based on, will join the previously announced directors, which include Kantemir Balagov, Ali Abbasi, Jasmila Zbanic, Craig Mazin, Peter Hoar, and Neil Druckmann, the original writer for the game the show is based on. The remarkable behind-the-scenes expertise will be complemented by an impressive on-screen ensemble, which includes Pedro Pascal (as Joel), Bella Ramsey (as Ellie), Nick Offerman (as Bill), and Storm Reid (as Riley), among others.
Johnson and Webb have been listed as directors for the program, according to a production list from DGC Alberta, which lists professions such as directors, production managers, and assistant directors on various shows. While the listing indicates that filming will conclude on June 8, there is no information on when the series will premiere. There’s no word on which of the show’s 10 episodes they’ll be directing at this time.
Ellie and Joel stroll across a damaged city street in the first poster for “The Last of Us“.
Both directors have strong resumes based on their years in the television industry. Liza Johnson has directed episodes of Silicon Valley, What We Do in the Shadows, and, most recently, The Sex Lives of College Girls, among others. Jeremy Webb has directed episodes of The Punisher, Altered Carbon, and the Netflix sensation The Umbrella Academy, among other series. With no official release date set, fans will have to wait and see what they have in store for “The Last Of Us“.