Rob McElhenney is requesting Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin to release 'The Last of Us' series as fast as possibly amidst the present CoronaVirus crisis.
Most production companies are hurrying to bring forward the launch of movies and shows, which were actually scheduled to be released later this year, due to the fears of commercial loss to the growing CoronaVirus crisis. And also people in lockdown and self-quarantine need something to keep them busy.
The long-awaited 'Frozen 2' is one of such films which is now planned to premiere before its original opening dates due to the current COVID-19 pandemic that has swarmed the whole world, disrupting economies, halting travel and closed universities and workplaces.
Rob McElhenney also raised the issue of staff pay during the present CoronaVirus crisis.
Source: Hollywood Reporter
The executive producer and actor of the FX/FXX comedy series 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia,' Robert McElhenney III also raised a serious concern on the issue and thought it right to release the upcoming miniseries. Although, it might have been a little bit of a joke.
He urged the writers and producers of the video game-based live-action series, Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin, on Twitter to immediately release 'The Last of Us' and 'The Last of Us 2' prior to the original arranged date of May 29, 2020.
His tweet was received with mixed responses from his followers. He received support for his demands with one commenting the following.
Another acknowledged Rob's assertion saying, "It had to be said and I’m glad it was you that did so."
Others had different perspective, however, and did not agree with the actor. "Look man just because you're the favorite to play Joel doesn't mean you can make these kind of demands," one wrote. Meanwhile, others gave a found it hilarious series cannot be made in a short time despite he himself being the producer and actor of one.
A few days ago, Rob came out saying Studios should continue to pay their staffs amid the coronavirus lockdown that has forced the work to stop. He brought forward the concern due to need of the people involved in the industry to pay for rent, mortgages and child care. He wrote the following on his Twitter feed.
He further elaborated on the subject.
Rob's raised some questions and issues on the handling of affairs in the entertainment industry in the midst of the current global pandemic outbreak.
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