Jeffrey Pierce, the actor who voiced Joel’s brother, Tommy, in The Last of Us will probably be becoming a member of the HBO sequence adaptation as a unique model new character, alongside Con O’Neill as Bill and Murray Bartlett as his accomplice Frank. Along together with his aforementioned function in The Last of Us recreation, Pierce has starred in quite a few different video games and sequence together with Call of Duty: WWII in addition to 2019’s Love, Death & Robots.
The three be a part of different well-liked actors Pedro Pascal as Joel, Bella Ramsey as Ellie, and Gabriel Luna as Tommy in HBO’s upcoming sequence adaptation, with Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann producing. The creator said that the sequence will probably be “pretty close” to the sport’s story, however may even “deviate greatly” in different methods to be able to seize the philosophical underpinnings of the sequence.
Earlier this month, Nico Parker was solid as Joel’s daughter Sarah. Before that, HBO additionally revealed that Marlene’s voice actor Merle Dandridge would reprise the role. Unfortunately for Pierce, nonetheless, the function of Tommy goes to Narcos star Gabriel Luna. Instead, Pierce will play a brand new character named Perry, who didn’t seem within the authentic recreation.
Murray Bartlett and Con O’Neill are additionally veteran actors concerned in varied tv sequence previously. Murray Bartlett, for instance, performed Paul Edmonds in Marvel’s Iron Fist in 2018. O’Neill performed Viktor Bryukhanov within the TV miniseries Chernobyl, which The Last of Us TV sequence co-creator Craig Mazin additionally labored on. Interestingly, O’Neill additionally voiced Titchy Gren in FromSoftware’s Dark Souls II.
While Pierce will solely seem within the first episode of the sequence, each Bartlett and O’Neill will reportedly seem in each episode of Season 1. This signifies that followers will possible get to see loads of Bill and Frank banter, contemplating the characters—who have been companions within the vaguest sense—weren’t on the most effective of phrases in The Last of Us.
The Last of Us HBO sequence is presently filming, and doesn’t have a launch date presently.