HBO’s The Last Of Us To Be Canada’s Biggest Production

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It’s been revealed that HBO’s The Last Of Us series is all set to be Canada’s biggest ever production with each episode costing over $10 million.

That is an insane amount of money to be spending on those series and I believe that it makes it HBO’s most expensive show ever.

Correct me if I’m wrong, but I believe HBO is spending more money per episode on The Last Of Us than they did on Game Of Thrones.

Before now, that was their biggest ever show and it looks like they think it will be even bigger.

The show has just started production in Calgary and it’ll finish in June 2022, if all goes to plan.

The Last Of Us is gearing up to being HBO’s biggest ever show

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According to IATSE labour union president, Damian Petti it’s going to be Canada’s biggest production ever.

You can read what he had to say about it below (via ComicBook.com):

The Last of Us, which commences photography this week, is indeed a monster. It has five art directors and employs an army of hundreds of technicians. It has had six months of prep and shoots for twelve months. This project well exceeds the eight-figure per episode mark, so there is a multiplier effect on our economy in terms of its impact. There are hundreds of related businesses benefiting from the plethora of work.

The show will star Pedro Pascal, Gabriel Luna and Bella Ramsey.

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