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Catherine O'Hara joins the cast of the film The last of us Season 2.
HBO is remaining tight-lipped about her casting for now, saying only that O'Hara will guest star in an “unannounced role.”
O'Hara is the first guest star to be announced after HBO made several major additions to the cast for the second installment of the post-apocalyptic drama based on the video game of the same name developed by Naughty Dog for PlayStation. HBO recently cast Kaitlyn Dever as Abby, Isabella Merced as Dina, and Young Mazino as Jesse.
The series has become somewhat of a showcase for guest stars, with the first season featuring the likes of Nick Offerman, Storm Reed, and Murray Bartlett among the guest stars. The first season dominated the guest acting categories at the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards with seven nominations. Reid and Offerman received awards. Guest roles in The last of us Season 2 has become incredibly in demand, which will likely lead to more big names joining the cast in the coming weeks.
As Deadline revealed in March, Season 2 will be filmed in Vancouver as an important part of the story The Last of Us Part Two The video game is set in the Pacific Northwest. The series, a co-production between HBO and Sony Pictures Television, is scheduled to begin production in February.
The last of usThe story takes place twenty years after the destruction of modern civilization. Joel (Pedro Pascal), a hardened survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie (Bella Ramsay), a 14-year-old girl, out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon turns into a brutal and heartbreaking journey, as they must cross the United States and rely on each other to survive.
The cast of the first season, which was filmed in Calgary, Alberta, also included Gabriel Luna as Tommy, Anna Torv as Tess, Nico Parker as Sarah, Murray Bartlett as Frank, Nick Offerman as Bill, and Melanie Lynskey as Kathleen. And Storm Reed as Riley. , Merle Dandridge as Marilyn, Jeffrey Pierce as Perry, Lamar Johnson as Henry, Kevon Woodard as Sam, Graham Greene as Marlon, Eileen Miles as Florence, Ashley Johnson as Anna, and Troy Baker as James.
The last of us Written and executed by Mazen and Druckmann. Caroline Strauss, Evan Wells, Asad Qizilbash, Carter Swan, and Rose Lamm also serve as executive producers.
O'Hara is repped by Brillstein Entertainment Partners and CAA.
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