The actor who performed Tommy within the video video games makes his decide for who ought to play him on the HBO present.
Actor Jeffrey Pierce, who performed Tommy in The Final of Us and The Final of Us Half II, has revealed his prime decide for who ought to play the character in HBO’s upcoming adaptation.
He mentioned on Twitter (via GamesRadar) that he want to see Gael Garcia Bernal play Tommy, who’s Joel’s youthful brother. Pierce additionally mentioned he would have an interest to see HBO solid a girl to play Tommy.
Bernal performed a significant recurring position on Amazon’s Mozart within the Jungle, whereas he additionally appeared in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s 2006 film Babel. Moreover, Bernal is understood for voicing Hector within the Pixar film Coco.
I auditioned for Joel, however Troy Baker walked in and WAS Joel. 🙂 @Neil_Druckmann stored me in thoughts once they obtained to Tommy and provided it to me. Relaxation is historical past. Gael Garcia Bernal, assuming they go Latino. Or a Latina lady. And I imply that 100% sincerely. Aunt “Tommy” Tomasina. 😉
— Jeffrey Pierce (@pierce_jeffrey) February 24, 2021
Pierce additionally revealed that he auditioned for the principle character of The Final of Us, Joel. This position ultimately went to Troy Baker, and Pierce mentioned that was an excellent casting resolution. Although he missed out on taking part in Joel, Naughty Canine stored him in thoughts for one more position, and that is how he was solid as Tommy for the primary recreation and the sequel.
HBO’s Final of Us TV present just lately made headlines after casting its two lead roles. The Mandalorian star Pedro Pascal will play Joel, with Game of Thrones’ Bella Ramsey taking on the role of Ellie.
Craig Mazin, who wrote The Hangover sequels and HBO’s Chernobyl, is writing The Final of Us TV present with recreation director Neil Druckmann. HBO apparently has a excessive diploma of confidence within the present, because the community picked up the show for an entire season and not just a pilot.
Kantemir Balagov has been hired to direct the collection, making his debut as a director for TV.