The Last of Us writer Neil Druckmann is working on the screenplay for the upcoming film and he's just finished a second draft, along with a table read with "a bunch of actors," according to a Game Informer interview. Sam Raimi is still producing, but no actors or directors have been named, though Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams is linked to the role of Ellie.
According to Druckmann, the film will be, "[p]retty faithful to the game. There are some big changes, but the tone and what the story's trying to say is pretty faithful to the game."
Druckmann is also co-directing Uncharted 4. Busy guy. "When I'm in the office, it's all Uncharted 4 all the time. When I should be sleeping, it's the Uncharted movie," he misspoke. "Yeah, sorry, The Last of Us movie."read more