Pedro Pascal will play Joel in the future The last of us series for HBO. It’s natural to assume that he would have played at least the first game to learn the character. But, he says, his stick skills made him take a backseat to this part of his research.
AT recent GQ interviewPascal talked about how he tried to play Naughty Dog’s 2013 hit and how he barely made it minutes before his nephew had to pick up a controller.
«It’s so sad, I don’t have any skills,» Pascal said. “I tried, you know. And then it was only a few minutes before I had to hand it over to my nephew. It does require certain skills, and I don’t have them.»
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It’s possible that Pascal gave the controller to his nephew when he was able to control Joel, as the introductory cuts where the player controls Sarah are tutorials that are impossible to fail. However, he was then asked if he had watched the entire game, which could take 16 to 20 hours, but Pascal said he was only able to watch «until [he] was able that day.» However, the reduced appearance did not stop him from falling in love with Joel.
“I found Joel so impressive,” he said. “I found the whole thing such a visually impressive experience. And then I got worried that I might want to imitate too much, which I think might be right in some circumstances and then wrong in others. So I just wanted to create a healthy distance and have it more in hand. [show co-writer] Craig Mazin and [game writer and show co-writer] Neil Druckmann.
First The last of us The game leans more towards difficulty compared to other major AAA titles, especially since it doesn’t have as many accessibility options as its sequel. And while the remake of the first game is rumored to likely have more of the options mentioned, Pascal’s struggle to experience the game’s story speaks to many others who are likely in the same boat and will cherish the opportunity to experience its story in non-interactive mode. average.
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Pascal finished talking about The last of us talking about the show’s commitment to the game’s script. He compared it to The Mandalorian, stating that it was in good hands with people who enjoy the franchise as it «keeps up with what’s important» while also including some unexpected twists. But it will be some time before viewers see what he’s talking about, as the series isn’t expected to premiere until 2023 at the earliest.