Nick Offerman is officially in The Last of Us series.
The Last of Us series adds Bill: Parks & Recreation actor Nick Offerman.
As per Variety, Offerman replaces Con O'Neill, who previously had the role. O'Neill left the project after a "programming conflict".
Some may have seen the remake coming, thanks to an earlier interview with Frank actor Murray Bartlett.
Bartlett, who will play Bill's partner Frank on The Last of Us, told The Guardian, “A lot of my scenes are with Nick Offerman. It was great playing with him.”
In the series, Bartlett said nothing but praise for series creator Craig Mazin. Bartlett said, “The scripts he wrote blew my mind. It's an epic show, but beautifully human and sincere,” he said.
Offerman may be best known as Ron Swanson, the dour director of Pawnee's Parks & Recreation, but he's also stood out in more dramatic roles, including Fargo and Deadwood.
The Last of Us series is currently filming in Canada, and a few leaked set videos and photos have given us an idea of what to expect. While there Joel, Ellie and Tommy precede Jackson in a video, the mushroom-filled image marks the beginning of Joel and Ellie's journey out west.
There's no release date yet, but Tommy actor Gabriel Luna says it will "sooner or later" and a '2022' release is on a director's Instagram page. says . Here is hope.