‘The Last of Us’ continues to infect with overwhelming success. Since the first episode dropped on January 15th, fans have been looking forward to every Monday to see what Joel and Ellie will do next on their journey. Well, good news, for the next episode we will have to wait less. The fifth installment will arrive on HBO Max on February 11, almost two days earlier than usual.
The episode will premiere earlier on the streaming platform than on American television. However, this is something that will not stand in the five remaining episodes of the season. Normally ‘The Last of Us’ reaches American homes every Sunday night, while in Spain it opens at 3 in the morning from Sunday to Monday. Apparently, Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin would not want to face each other with the final of the super bowlwhich will be played next Sunday, February 12, coinciding with the weekly dose of Cordyceps and destruction.
American football celebrates its big night where the Philadelphia Eagles will face off against the Kansas Chiefs. According to data shared by the audience measurement company Nielsen, the NBC final attracted 101 million viewers in its last edition. A spectacular fact with which the duo of Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey cannot, or do not want to, fight.
Will the same happen with the Oscars gala?
The end of the party of ‘The Last of Us’ is scheduled for March 13. That same day, the city of Los Angeles and American cinema dressed up for the 94th edition of the Oscars. Besides, the episode and the ceremony not only coincide in day, but also in time. HBO has not yet ruled on this coincidence, nor have Druckman or Mazin. In principle, everything follows the established course, but after this change for the Super Bowl, a possible transfer to another time slot where Cate Blanchett (‘Tár’), Ana de Armas (‘Blonde’), Andrea Riseborough (‘ To Leslie’), Michelle Williams (‘The Fabelmans’) and Michelle Yeoh (‘Everything at once, everywhere’) competing for one of the 23 golden statuettes that will be distributed that night.