“Perfect cast, she is going to rock”: Pedro Pascal’s The Last of Us Season 2 Adds Isabela Merced as Dina

Pedro Pascal's The Last of Us gets its Dina in Isabela Merced for the second season of the show!

pedro pascal’s the last of us season 2 adds isabela merced as dina


  • Pedro Pascal's The Last of Us casts Isabela Merced for the character of Dina for the second season of the show and fans are impressed.
  • Taking to X, people praised the casting of the show and loved how they were trying to maintain the originality of the video game.
  • Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin also talked about how they wanted world-class actors who captured the essence of their characters!
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Pedro Pascal’s The Last of Us was immediately renewed for a second season after the fame and love it received across the world. Being a close adaptation of the game that it is based on, it’s time for the revenge of Elle in the second season.


Season 1 ended much like how it ended in the game. With a second season in the works, Isabela Merced, the American actress and singer has been selected for the role of Dina and fans are all in for it.

Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey
Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey in The Last of Us

Pedro Pascal’s The Last of Us Finds Its Dina With Isabela Merced

HBO’s The Last of Us, starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey is probably the most accurate video game-to-series adaptation the world has ever seen. With Pascal and Ramsey portraying the brilliant roles of Joel and Ellie, the first season of the show received great ratings from around the world.


With a season 2 in the works, it will be based on Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us 2. Without sharing spoilers, the second season will be more focused on Ellie and her journey throughout the infected wasteland as she goes on a path of vengeance. Siding alongside her is the character of Dina. Being her friend, the two share an intimate relationship in the game and are romantically involved.

Isabela Merced and Jason Momoa in Sweet Girl
Isabela Merced and Jason Momoa in Sweet Girl

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In recent news, American actress and singer Isabela Merced has been cast in the role of Dina. Being an iconic actress, the choice to cast her in the role has been praised by fans around the world as they took to X to wish the actress good luck on her journey.


Although the actress is flawless in her acting skills, Isabela Merced has not been in the spotlight until now. The actress has a plethora of movies to her name. Craig Mazin, the creator of the show talked about how they chose the casting for the second season and how it needed to be just perfect!

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Neil Druckmann And Craig Mazin Only Hired The Best of The Best!

Pedro Pascal in a still from The Last of Us
Pedro Pascal in a still from The Last of Us

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In an interview with Variety, Neil Druckmann, the story creator of The Last of Us, and Craig Mazin, the showrunner of the series talked about the casting process. Stating that they wanted world-class actors who could capture the essence of a character, it seems that they have found the right actors for the job.

“Our casting process for season two has been identical to season one: we look for world-class actors who embody the souls of the characters in the source material. Nothing matters more than talent, and we’re thrilled to have an acclaimed performer like Kaitlyn join Pedro, Bella, and the rest of our family.”

While Isabela Merced is also going to be a part of the upcoming Madame Web movie, Kaitlyn Dever, the actress in question will portray the role of Abby in the second season of The Last of Us. As for Pedro Pascal, the world will surely wait in anticipation as to what happens in the second season. The first season of The Last of Us is available to stream on Max in the U.S.


Written by Visarg Acharya

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Visarg Acharya, Associate Content Writer, has been heavily involved in movies, series, and history. Having an experience of 2 years in the field of content writing, Visarg is a seasoned writer. Having a degree in Physics, Visarg Acharya has published a dissertation alongside a plethora of poems and short stories along the way.