'BEEF' Star Young Mazino Tapped to Play Jesse in 'The Last of Us' Season 2

The second season, based on the second video game, is due to arrive in 2025

BY Ben OkazawaPublished Jan 10, 2024

On the heels of his breakout role in awards season favourite BEEF, Young Mazino has nabbed a supporting role in the second season of The Last of Us

The Maryland-born actor is set to play Jesse — a friend of Bella Ramsey's lead character, Ellie — who's playable as a supporting character in The Last of Us Part II video game. 

Mazino's casting comes just a day after Dopesick and Booksmart star Kaitlyn Dever was announced to be playing the second game's co-lead, Abby. 

According to Variety, production on the show's second season is due to return to Alberta in February, and the premiere is slated for 2025. 

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