Locally shot, The Last of Us, is adding a few more awards to its trophy collection.

The show was nominated for five different categories at the People Choice Awards and came away with two big wins.

The series did not win "The Show of the Year", "The Drama TV Star of the Year" and "The TV Performace of the Year", but did win "The Male TV Star of the Year" with Pedro Pascal and "The Drama Show of the Year".

Recently, The Last of Us received more nominations, this time for the Screen Actors Guild Awards; they will be looking to head home with four different wins:

  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series - Pedro Pascal
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Bella Ramsey
  • Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series

The awards show will take place on Saturday, February 24 on Netflix.

Back in January, The Last of Us won eight Emmy Awards, those include:

  • Outstanding prosthetic makeup
  • Outstanding special visual effects in a season or a movie
  • Outstanding main title design
  • Outstanding sound editing for a comedy or drama series (one hour)
  • Outstanding sound mixing for a comedy or drama series (one hour)
  • Outstanding picture editing for a drama series
  • Outstanding guest actress in a drama series (Storm Reid as Riley Abel)
  • Outstanding guest actor in a drama series (Nick Offerman as Bill)

The hit series was filmed in the area around Airdrie. More than 180 Alberta locations were utilized in the filming of the first season.

Local makeup artist Amanda Tozser was one of the many Airdronians that worked on the popular show.

Oxford Economics calculated that 'expenditure by the production of Season One of The Last of Us stimulated over $182 million of contribution to Alberta’s GDP from 2021-2022.'

The show, based on the 2013 video game, premiered on January 15, 2023, to nearly 5 million viewers.  

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