The Last of Us television series is now less than a week away.

It debuts on HBO and HBO Max this Sunday, January 15. You can also view it on the Crave channel in Canada.

Coming in at a reported $10 million per episode over nine episodes it's one of the most expensive television series ever created.

The series is based on the popular video game but without as much violence.

The debut episode is reported to be almost 90 minutes long, the length of many feature films.

The zombie-themed series cast Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian) and Bella Ramsey (Game of Thrones) in the two key starring roles of Joel and Ellie.

The series was shot in Alberta including High River and Okotoks.