Storm Reid Cast In HBO’s ‘The Last Of Us’ As Riley – Deadline


Euphoria and A Wrinkle in Time actress Storm Reid will be part of HBO’s The Last of Us collection adaptation, starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey, Deadline has realized. The collection, primarily based on the extensively standard 2014 PlayStation sport of the identical title, hails from Chernobyl’s Craig Mazin and The Last Of Us creator Neil Druckmann.

Based on Naughty Dog’s award-winning online game, The Last of Us takes place 20 years after trendy civilization has been destroyed by a lethal virus. Joel (Pascal), a hardened survivor, is employed to smuggle Ellie (Ramsey), a 14-year-old woman, out of an oppressive quarantine zone to the Fireflies, a cure-searching group. What begins as a small job quickly turns into a brutal, heartbreaking journey, as they each should traverse throughout the U.S. and rely upon one another for survival.

Reid will visitor star as Riley Abel. She is an orphaned woman rising up in post-apocalyptic Boston. In The Last of Us: Left Behind, a DLC to the unique online game Riley (initially voiced by Yaani King) accompanies and survives with finest buddy Ellie earlier than she meets Joel.

The forged of The Last of Us additionally options Anna Torv, TLOU voice actress Merle Dandrige, Nick Offerman, Nico Parker, Gabriel Luna, Jeffrey Pierce and Murray Bartlett.

Kantemir Balagov is directing the pilot episode of The Last of Us, a co-production with Sony Pictures Television. PlayStation Productions, Word Games, The Mighty Mint and Naughty Dog produce the TV collection, primarily based on the online game developed by Naughty Dog completely for the PlayStation platforms.

Druckmann and Mazin write and govt produce; Carolyn Strauss additionally govt produces together with Naughty Dog president Evan Wells, Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan of PlayStation Productions in addition to Rose Lam.

Reid, whose extra credit embrace When They See Us and The Bravest Knight, made a splash together with her work in Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time. In the 2018 movie she appeared reverse Oprah, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling and Chris Pine. In 2019 she joined the forged of HBO’s Euphoria as Gia Bennett, the youthful sister to Zendaya’s Rue. She has since appeared in The Invisible Man and The Suicide Squad. Her upcoming initiatives embrace Darby Harper Wants You To Know, the following installment of the Searching franchise and One Way.

She is represented by CAA, Management 360, The Lede Company and Felker Toczek Suddleson and Abramson.

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