Pedro Pascal says he is conscious that this new hit HBO present, “The Last of Us,” is getting in comparison with one other ‘Us’ sequence … and his response to that’s, take it up with the writers.
We obtained the TV star Friday in WeHo, the place he was signing autographs and itching to depart. Before he did, although, PP chopped it up with us for a bit … and we requested him why ‘LOU’ retains on introducing nice characters that all of us love, solely to kill ’em off instantly?
If that sorta gut-wrenching TV sounds acquainted, it is as a result of it’s … AKA, NBC’s “This Is Us,” which is an actual tear-jerker and in addition tends to put in writing out characters at a second’s discover.
Pedro says he thinks the ache viewers are experiencing by briefly assembly/shedding onscreen faves like Bill and Frank (RIP), Tess (additionally RIP) and most not too long ago, Riley (possibly RIP?) is definitely value it. He would not actually clarify why … however maybe he is aware of, that is simply good TV.
When we pressed a bit additional, he kinda simply shrugged his shoulders and stated … hey, I simply do the appearing. In different phrases, the fleeting characters factor is not his name — which is trustworthy.
Our photog additionally touched on one other theme that is being introduced up many times all through this primary season … specifically, LGBTQ+ illustration. Some of the names talked about above really lend themselves to that, and Pedro says … yeah, it is essential.
He would not spoon-feed a simple reply on why although … he thinks we already know.