Buckle up, The Last Of Us fans! The season 2 of the series may have found its Abby Anderson in the form of Booksmart alum Kaitlyn Dever.
The Last Of Us ended up being one of the break-out shows of last year. With the strikes now over, HBO is now fast-tracking season 2 to release as soon as possible. According to reliable insider Jeff Sneider, this includes casting for a number of key roles in the season. Most notably, it seems the show has cast Kaitlyn Dever as one of the most iconic characters in the franchise: Abby Anderson.
Abby Anderson stands as either the most beloved or most hated character in the franchise depending on who you ask. Setting out on her own journey to track down Joel and get revenge for him killing her father, Anderson played a central role in why the second game is so controversial. It’s unclear if The Last Of Us season 2 will adapt her storyline 100% faithfully to the games, but what is clear is that Kaitlyn Dever would certainly be a phenomenal choice for the role.
What you need to know about The Last of Us
Developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment, The Last of Us centers on the relationship between a smuggler named Joel Miler and 14-year-old Ellie Williams, the latter of whom may be the key to curing the deadly pandemic that resulted in the post-apocalypse world of the game. Hired to smuggle Ellie out of a quarantine zone, Joel finds himself relying on the teenage girl just as much as she relies on him as they fight to survive on their journey across the United States.
The Last of Us has been officially renewed for a second season by HBO, with production expected to kick off later this year. Its season one cast also includes Pedro Pascal, Anna Torv, Nico Parker, Murray Bartlett, Nick Offerman, Storm Reid, Jeffrey Pierce, Lamar Johnson, Keivonn Woodard, Graham Greene, Elaine Miles, Melanie Lynskey, Rutina Wesley, Brad Leland, Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson.
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