The first episode of HBO’s television adaptation of Naughty Dog’s The Last Of Us will run for 85 minutes, it has been revealed.
Discovered by Discussing Film on Twitter, this puts the first episode of HBO’s The Last of Us as one of the largest first episodes for a television ever. For comparison, the first episode of HBO’s own Game of Thrones ran at 61 minutes, while the inaugural episode of its hugely successful prequel, House of Dragon ran for 66 minutes.
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The first episode of Amazon’s Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power meanwhile went on for 65 minutes.
Simply put, make sure you have a whole host of snacks with you when the first episode of The Last of Us gets going, because you won’t be going anywhere for a while.
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You can catch the latest trailer for HBO’s adaptation of The Last of Us below. Additionally, if you missed it, you can catch up with our review of The Last of Us Part 1 on PS5, where we described it as a ‘stunning remake of a Naughty Dog classic’.
Source: Discussing Film On Twitter