Rainn Wilson ('The Office') against 'The Last of Us': "There is an anti-Christian bias in Hollywood"

This article contains spoilers

This article contains spoilers for chapter 8 of ‘The Last of Us’.

In the eighth chapter of ‘The Last of Us’, Ellie (Bella Ramsey) is involved in a plot related to a town that barely survives. A very important aspect of this village is its strong Christian faith, instilled mainly by the leader and pastor David (Scott Shepherd).

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<p>As the chapter progresses, we discover the dark secrets that the character hides, among others, not sharing with his people that his main way of eating is cannibalism, attacking opponents of his religion and, to put the icing on the cake, kidnapping and tries to seduce, and then kill Ellie.</p>
<p>This representation of a Christian pastor has not pleased all the public, including Rainn Wilson, known for playing Dwight in the acclaimed series ‘The Office’.  The actor <a target=He has written on his Twitter account a message against this episode for its way of symbolizing the Christian religion: I think there is an anti-Christian bias in Hollywood. As soon as the character David in ‘The Last of Us’ started reading the Bible I knew he was going to be a horrible villain. Could there be a Bible-reading preacher on a show who is actually loving and kind?”.

After the controversy that the previous tweet aroused, Wilson, who specifies that he is not a Christian, Has published another series of tweets to clarify his position: “Of course it is true that the evangelical/political coalition is doing a lot of damage to our country. Banning books, banning liberties, denying inconvenient science, taking a grotesque anti-LGBTQ+ stance… But most of the Christians I know are kind, accepting and loving and seek to make the world a better place. They should also be honored in the media.”

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Second season

Controversies aside, ‘The Last of Us’, an adaptation of the popular video game of the same name, has received great support, both from professional critics and from the public. This was reflected in the renewal for a second season before even the end of the broadcast of the first. At the moment, only one more installment has been signed, but the creators confirmed that to adapt the second video game (remember that the first season covers the entire first game) it will take more than one season.

The second installment, which still does not have a release date, it could start shooting this year as revealed by Pedro Pascal at the end of February.

The first season of ‘The Last of Us’ is Available on HBO Max.


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