The Last of Us HBO series has a “jaw drop” moment cut from the original game

One element omitted of the unique The Final of Us made extra sense to incorporate within the HBO adaptation.

Chernobyl’s Craig Mazin, who’s creating The Final of Us HBO collection, beforehand mentioned that it’ll solely fill out the small print and broaden the world, not take away from what’s already there.

In a brand new interview with BBC’s Should Watch (through Eurogamer), Mazin talked slightly bit about what that dedication means in observe.

“Our purpose is to not preserve you in love with The Final of Us, however to make you fall in love with it once more differently,” mentioned Mazin. “It’s a passive approach of taking it in, as an alternative of taking part in it, however you’ll be experiencing extra, with extra characters in additional methods. I believe we’ve acquired one thing good going.”

Extra particularly, Mazin referred to a specific second he mentioned with present producer and sport creator Neil Druckmann. That second, initially supposed for the unique sport, by no means made the minimize. It did, nevertheless, seemingly make extra sense for the HBO collection.

“Jaw drop – that’s getting into,” Mazin recalled his response to studying about that concept. “For certain, we’ve to do this. You couldn’t cease me doing that. You’ll have to shoot me [to stop me] from doing that. And there have been a couple of issues like that.”

Mazin clearly didn’t say an excessive amount of past that, however it’s fascinating that the concept he’s referring to will permit the story of Joel and Ellie to extra organically be informed in a TV format.

There’s a lot we don’t find out about The Final of Us HBO collection: resembling solid, air date and even when filming is ready to start.

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