'Game of Thrones' Actors Cast as 'The Last of Us' Leads

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HBO just announced that two Game of Thrones breakout stars will lead The Last of Us, its upcoming adventure and horror series that's based on the beloved and cinematic video game franchise of the same name.

Pedro Pascal, who played The Red Viper in Games of Thrones and is also the star of The Mandalorian, will be playing Joel, a hardened survival making his way through a post-apocalyptic, zombie-infested world. Bella Ramsey, meanwhile, who played Lyanna Mormont in Game of Thrones, will be playing Ellie, a 14-year-old girl that Joel is hired to smuggle out of an abusive quarantine zone.

The series comes from Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and The Last of Us writer Neil Druckmann and is set to begin production shortly. We're pumped....