Real-World Threats in the Zombie Apocalypse: The Last of Us Showrunner Explains

Real-World Threats in the Zombie Apocalypse: The Last of Us Showrunner Explains

The notion was also compared to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster by the showrunner, who described it as a ticking time bomb. “What was so frightening to me was that [the Chernobyl nuclear power plant] blew up that night, but it might have gone up a week or a month sooner,” he stated. “Which suggests that something is just waiting to burst right now — you were just not conscious of it. It was painful to tell them, ‘We know about this, it’s been there, now we’ll show you the night it finally happens.’ Finally, but not too suddenly.”