Mark your calendars: the long-awaited video game adaptation series, The Last of Us is coming to M-Net on 16 January 2023, Express from the US. The Last of Us will premiere in the USA on 15 January and will be simulcast on DStv Channel 101 at 03:00 for the early birds, and it will later broadcast at 21:00 for your viewing pleasure.
The action-adventure series takes place twenty years after modern civilization has been destroyed by a viral outbreak. Joel, a hardened survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie, a 14-year-old girl, out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon becomes a brutal, heart-breaking journey, as they both must traverse the US and depend on each other for survival.
The Last of Us stars Pedro Pascal as Joel, Bella Ramsey as Ellie, Gabriel Luna as Tommy, Anna Torv as Tess, Nico Parker as Sarah, Murray Bartlett as Frank, Nick Offerman as Bill, Melanie Lynskey as Kathleen, Storm Reid as Riley, Merle Dandridge as Marlene, Jeffrey Pierce as Perry, Lamar Johnson as Henry, Keivonn Woodard as Sam, Graham Greene as Marlon, Elaine Miles as Florence, and Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker.
“The Last of Us is one of the most anticipated shows of 2023, and we’re pleased that our M-Net viewers will get to enjoy it first. We remain the home of the best international content, and in 2023 we will continue to ensure that our line-up remains fresh, current and up-to-speed with not only local audience tastes, but international trends as well. This is the first big show of the year, and we have plenty more coming,” says Jan du Plessis, Channel Director: M-Net Channels.