Pedro Pascal won’t grow to be fan-favorite Joel in The Final Of Us if Matthew McConaughey mentioned ‘sure’ to the position.
Because the showrunner of the hit-HBO drama, Craig Mazin confirmed the rumors on the Comfortable Unhappy Confused podcast that the True Detective star was approached for the position.
“I really by no means talked to Mahershala,” he confirmed.
“I did speak to Matthew. I would not say that it was critical; it was extra of similar to, ‘Hey, this is one thing we will discuss.'”
Additional, the author defined, “Initially, Pedro was on our record from the beginning, however we had been instructed that he was unavailable.
After which, as we had been kinda floundering round just a little bit, I acquired a name from his agent who mentioned, ‘You understand, he really is perhaps out there.'”
Earlier, the collection actor Jeffrey Pierce, greatest recognized for voicing Tommy in video video games, instructed The Direct, “I feel initially that they had talked to Mahershala Ali about enjoying Joel, which is an apparent cue that I am not gonna play Tommy.”