Simply two episodes of HBO’s “The Final of Us” have aired up to now.
But it surely has grow to be so common in solely two weeks that one among its stars, Bella Ramsey, already thinks a second season of the present is “doubtless.”
“If folks preserve watching the present then it’s all the way down to the fellows at HBO,” Ramsey stated in an interview with BBC Radio on Tuesday. “I believe it’s fairly doubtless as a result of it’s gone so effectively however nothing confirmed but. We’ll have to attend and see.”
Even earlier than the present aired, its creators stated that if they’re granted a second season, they plan to base it on the online game’s sequel, “The Final of Us Half II.” (CNN, like HBO, is owned by Warner Bros. Discovery.)
“The Final of Us” is tailored from a well-liked online game set in a post-apocalyptic United States – 20 years after a pandemic destroyed trendy civilization – and critics have hailed it because the “greatest online game adaptation ever made.”
Ramsey, greatest identified for her function as Lyanna Mormont in “Sport of Thrones,” portrays a 14-year-old woman, Ellie, who’s being smuggled out a quarantine zone by Joel, performed by fellow “Sport of Thrones” alum Pedro Pascal.
Its premiere drew 4.7 million viewers throughout linear and HBO Max platforms – the second-largest debut viewers for an HBO present since 2010, in line with Vulture, utilizing insights from Nielsen – whereas it’s at present rated 9.4/10 on IMDb.
The present’s reputation, in addition to its promoting billboards, stretches throughout the globe from Los Angeles to Ramsey’s house in Leicestershire, England.
“I took my driving check the opposite day – which I failed,” she stated. “And through that I stored driving previous the billboards, which was fairly unusual.”
The present’s third episode might be broadcast on January 28 and Ramsey warned followers to “be ready.”
“I’d say the subsequent episode goes to essentially smash you, so watch out. I’ve not even seen it but however I’ve heard phenomenal issues, so I’ll be in the identical boat as you. I’m going to be ready for my coronary heart to tear aside. Because it goes on, simply be careful, issues occur.”