Catherine O’Hara Joins ‘The Last of Us’ Season 2 in a Mystery Role

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Imagine Moira Rose, with her extravagant outfits and unique vocabulary, trying to survive in a world overrun by zombies. It sounds like a wild ride, right? Well, guess what? We’re about to see something along those lines because the brilliant Catherine O’Hara is joining the cast of The Last of Us season 2. And yes, it’s official!

From ‘Schitt’s Creek’ to the Zombie Apocalypse

Thanks to HBO, our dreams (or maybe bizarre daydreams?) are coming true. Catherine O’Hara, who stole our hearts as Moira Rose, has snagged a role in the second season of The Last of Us. But here’s the catch – her role is a total secret. Entertainment Weekly confirmed this exciting news, making fans everywhere buzz with curiosity.

HBO dropped the bombshell announcement right after O’Hara hinted at her involvement during a chat on Watch What Happens Live. She was there promoting her new movie, Argylle, but ended up spilling some major tea about her next project. And guess what? Her son’s working on the set of the show, too. Talk about keeping it in the family!

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A Comedy Legend Joins the Fight for Survival

O’Hara isn’t just any addition to the cast. She’s a comedy legend, known for her roles in hits like Best in Show and A Mighty Wind. Now, she’s stepping into HBO’s apocalyptic drama, joining stars like Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey, who are returning as Joel and Ellie. The cast also welcomes Kaitlyn Dever as Abby, Isabela Merced as Dina, and Young Mazino as Jesse. It’s O’Hara’s chance to show off her dramatic chops in what promises to be her most intense role yet.

What’s Next for ‘The Last of Us’?

Filming for the new season kicks off in Canada this month, with the premiere set for 2025. While details are scarce, we know the story picks up after the events of the first season, following Joel and Ellie as they navigate the dangers of a post-apocalyptic America. With Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann at the helm, the show’s bound to delve deep into the emotional and thrilling storyline of the acclaimed video game sequel.

The Bottom Line

Catherine O’Hara joining The Last of Us season 2 is the crossover we didn’t know we needed. Her role might be under wraps, but one thing’s for sure – she’s going to bring something special to the show. Whether she’s facing off against zombies or bringing a bit of Moira Rose’s flair to the apocalypse, we can’t wait to see what’s in store. Stay tuned for 2025, because it’s going to be an epic ride!

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