Merle Dandridge will reprise her role as Marlene in the TV show based on Naughty Dog's The Last of Us. The Hollywood Reporter revealed the casting.
Marlene is the boss of the Fireflies, the resistance movement who fights for freedom against the military. She appeared in both The Last of Us games.
Dandridge joins Pedro Pascal (Joel) and Bella Ramsey (Ellie) on the cast of HBO's upcoming show. Gabriel Luna plays Tommy, Joel's younger brother. As already announced, Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) and Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann are writing the script for the series.