- ‘The Last of Us’ premieres exclusively on OSN+ and OSN Showcase, simultaneously with the US
- OSN celebrated the launch of HBO’s highly anticipated gaming-based series ‘The Last of Us’ with an immersive event in the vein of the series at Roxy Cinemas – Boxpark on January 13th
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 16th January 2023: The highly anticipated HBO series, ‘The Last of Us’, premiered today on OSN+ and OSN Showcase, simultaneously with the US. To celebrate the launch of the series, the streamer hosted an immersive screening event on January 13th in Dubai, where gamers, influencers, and key media were invited to preview the first episode of the show ahead of its premiere.
The screening event also saw excited fans of the original video game franchise enjoy an immersive experience at Roxy Cinemas – Boxpark for a first look at the post-apocalyptic drama. Episodes of the series will drop each Monday on OSN+, and air on linear channel OSN Showcase at the same time.
Based on the critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning video game, The Last of Us takes place 20 years after modern civilization has been destroyed. 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, heartbreaking journey, as they both must traverse the U.S. and depend on each other for survival.
“OSN+ is thrilled to launch ‘The Last of Us’ in the region. As we continue with our commitment to providing premium entertainment, we are optimistic that the vibrant gaming community and general audiences will enjoy this highly anticipated series of the year,” said Ashley Rite, VP, Marketing & Growth at OSN+.
Written and produced by Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann, the Emmy award-winning creator of Chernobyl and the creator of the hit video game, 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, Joel’s 14-year old daughter. Murray Bartlett and Nick Offerman star as Frank and Bill, two post-pandemic survivalists living alone in their own isolated town, as well as Melanie Lynskey as Kathleen, Storm Reid as Riley, and Merle Dandridge as Marlene, with Jeffrey Pierce as Perry, and Lamar Johnson as Henry.
Additional cast include Keivonn Woodard as Sam, Graham Greene as Marlon, and Elaine Miles as Florence. Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker also star.
OSN+ is the region’s leading local premium streaming service, featuring an incredible line-up of exclusive global and local curated content. Led by its long-term partnerships with major studios including HBO, NBC Universal, Paramount+, Endeavor Content, MGM, and Sony, the platform ensures the latest content at the same time as the US, including critically acclaimed series and must-see movies, as well as world-class Arabic original content and OSN+ Originals.
OSN+ can be accessed through all your favourite devices, including major TV platforms, all iOS, and Android devices, and from the web. Find out more and stream now at http://www.osnplus.com
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