According to Entertainment Weekly, Rutina Wesley will play Maria Miller in HBO’s highly anticipated post-apocalyptic drama series The Last of Us. Maria is a character in the PlayStation game of the same name. Ashley Scott plays the role in the game. The figure is defined as “the head of a community of survivors in Jackson, Wyoming,” according to Entertainment Weekly. At this point, not much is known about Rutina Wesley’s involvement. Wesley is a well-known actress best known for her roles in Queen Sugar and True Blood.
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Rutina Wesley was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, on December 21, 1978, to Cassandra Wesley and Ivery Wheeler. She grew up in Las Vegas where she attended the Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Performing and Visual Arts. Wesley earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theater performance. After starting her career in theatre, Wesley transitioned to film with a prominent role in Ian Iqbal Rashid’s film How She Move, playing the lead character Raya Green. The picture was a financial success and received excellent reviews from both the public and reviewers.
Rutina Wesley’s other prominent acting credits include, to name a few, 13 Sins, The Perfect Guy, and Last Weekend. Her biggest break in television came when she took on the role of Tara Thornton in HBO’s True Blood, for which she received critical acclaim. Wesley next starred in OWN’s Queen Sugar as Nova Bordelon, a role for which she received critical acclaim. Her other television credits include famous shows such as Hannibal, Arrow, and The Walking Dead.
The story and characters of The Last of Us
The Last of Us tells the compelling story of a young girl who is smuggled out of post-apocalyptic America. According to WarnerMedia Press, below is the official synopsis of the show:
“THE LAST OF US” takes place 20 years after modern civilization has been destroyed. Joel, a seasoned survivor, is recruited to transport a 14-year-old girl named Ellie out of a restrictive quarantine zone. What begins as a small assignment quickly turns into a terrifying and painful journey as they both must travel across the United States and rely on each other to survive.”
The clip provides a glimpse into the bleak world of the series, which fans of the original PlayStation game will recognize. The series offers viewers several exciting moments and a unique movie experience with beautiful images. Pedro Pascal, who plays Joel in the film, plays the lead role. Pascal looks fantastic in the clip, effortlessly embodying his character’s courage and brilliance. Ellie, a teenage girl, is played by Bella Ramsey. Other supporting cast members include Gabriel Luna, Merle Dandridge, Anna Torv and many more. The Last of Us will be available on HBO on January 15, 2023.