Pedro Pascal gets the male lead in

The Last Of Us

, the series adaptation of the popular Sony PlayStation game.

Game of Thrones

actress Bella Ramsey can be seen alongside

The Mandalorian

actor.

The story from the game and the series takes place in a post-apocalyptic world, after much of the civilization has been destroyed or infected with a virus that turns people into rabid killers.

Widower Joel (Pascal) is ordered to smuggle 14-year-old Ellie (Ramsey) out of a quarantine area.

The two bond and travel across the United States in hopes of surviving the pandemic.

The series, broadcast by HBO, is made by producers who were previously involved in series like

Game of Thrones

and

Chernobyl

.

It is not yet known when the series will be shown.

45-year-old Pascal also starred in

Game of Thrones

and also plays a role in the new

Wonder Woman

movie.

In

The Last of Us he

plays his first major leading role.

The Last of Us

was released for PlayStation 3 in 2013 and became a huge hit.

The sequel to the game was released last year, which was also well received.

Trailer The Last of Us 2