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Without a doubt, this famous series starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey is one of the most talked about in recent months and here we tell you how the famous giraffe scene from ‘The Last of Us’.
It was on March 12 when the last episode of the first season of HBO, and despite the fact that a second installment has already been confirmed, there is still no release date or the number of episodes that will make it up.
This series based on the famous video game has fallen in love with the whole world and proof of this was the arrival of the Spaniard at the Oscars, as he has shown his charm and professionalism through the streaming platform.
It is worth mentioning that this television program managed to become one of the most successful of the season without much problem, and it is that the post apocalyptic show it managed to keep the audience in front of the screen without fail every Sunday thanks to its well-developed plot.
For those who have not been trapped by one of the most commented productions, we tell you that ‘The Last of Us’ It is set 20 years after modern civilization collapsed in an epidemic of the Cordyceps fungus.
The story follows Joel (Pascal), a hardened survivor who is hired to smuggle Ellie (Ramsey) out of a strict quarantine zone and deliver her to The Fireflies, a revolutionary militia group, featured as the antagonists in The Last of Us and The Last of Us: Part II. Joel’s mission turns into a long and harrowing journey where he and Ellie must cross the United States together, depending solely on each other for survival.
Throughout nine episodes there were great epic moments that have given much to talk about through social networks and one of them was when the characters of ‘Joel’ and ‘Ellie’ with nature and with it the appearance of a giraffe.
This scene was part of the last episode, and although it is an important part of the end of the season, it divided opinions in the networks because of how computerized it looked, while others congratulated the production for not using a real animal.
However, there are some fans who claim that it would have been nice to have a real giraffe that could make a brief appearance, but here we tell you how said moment was filmed.
How was the giraffe scene in ‘The Last of Us’ filmed?
Shortly after the controversy that the scene generated, it was confirmed that it had been a real animal, although many assured that it was one generated by technology.
It was in a recent interview on the podcast Kinda Funny via, Comic Bookwhere the creator of the show explained that they had to create a blue screen environment in the area of the zoo where the animal was located, meaning that they basically brought the set to the giraffe instead of bringing her to the set.
In accordance with Neil Druckman he noted that there were indeed elements of visual effects in this scene, as the sequence primarily worked with a real giraffe.