Pedro Pascal Sings and Dances With 'The Last of Us' on the Set of 'Saturday Night Live'

Pascal will make his SNL debut on Feb. 4.

"The Last of Us" star Pedro Pascal recently let his guard down on the clicker and decided to dance with a guy on the set of SNL — rather than run for his life. The official SNL social account shared a video of Pascal shaking it on Feb. 1 as he prepares to host NBC's long-running sketch show this week.

Pascal's star power may be at an all-time high as he prepares to make his SNL hosting debut. "The Last of Us" — a post-apocalyptic HBO television series based on the popular video game franchise — premiered last month. Episodes are released every Sunday on linear TV and HBO Max. The third episode of the show, which aired on Jan. 29, drew 6.4 million viewers. According to the outlet, "The Last of Us" set HBO's largest audience growth record, from the first episode to the second episode, the number of viewers increased by 22%, jumping from 4.7 million to 5.7 million. In addition, the show has been renewed for a second season.

As of this writing, The Last of Us is also consistently leading the ratings, with a 9.3 rating on IMDB, 96% average Tomatometer on Rotten Tomatoes. A popular meme circulating on social media points out that Pascal has never starred in a show with a rating below 89% on Rotten Tomatoes. Specifically, Pascaine played Oberyn Martell in Game of Thrones (89%), The Mandalorian in Disney's series of the same name (93%) and Harper in Narcos. Known for Vill Pena (89%).

The Last of Us tells the story of Joel Miller (Pascal), a gritty smuggler who is tasked with escorting Allie Williams (Bella Ramsey) travels through a decaying world 20 years after a fungal infection plunged humanity into a global pandemic that wiped out most of humanity. Life. Several directors made their mark on the 10-episode first season, including Craig Mazin, Jeremy Webb and Ali Abbasi. Mazin and Neil Druckmann, co-creators and writers of The Last of Us, are also credited with directing an episode. The series also stars Nick Offerman as Bill, Murray Bartlett as Frank, Gabriel Luna as Tommy Miller and Anna Torv as Tess.

You can watch Pascal's Saturday Night Live Dance Party and Infected Zombies below. He will host the upcoming episode with musical guests on February 4th Coldplay.

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