‘Last of Us’ gets ‘Game of Thrones’ star Bella Ramsey as Ellie

From HBO The last of us The TV series reportedly found its Ellie in Bella Ramsey. The Hollywood Reporter has released the news that Bella Ramsey, best known for her breakout role as fan favorite Lyanna Mormont in game of Thrones, has signed on to play the role of Ellie, a “14-year-old orphan who has never known anything but a devastated planet struggling to balance her instinct for anger and defiance with her need for connection and belonging … too.” as the new reality that she may be the key to saving the world. “

Ramsey’s debut role in game of Thrones it instantly made her a favorite with viewers of the popular HBO series. He has since taken on the lead voice role on the Netflix animated series. Hilda, which launched its second season in December. He also had a recurring role on the BBC One and HBO series. Its dark materials and starred in the British-German fantasy drama Worst witch for four seasons. Ramsey also appeared in the past year. Resistance with Jesse Eisenberg and Ed Harris.

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The THR report also addresses recent rumors of The last of us staring at Mahershala Ali for the role of Joel. According to the outlet, Ali “surrounded the role,” but the deal never materialized. With Ali seemingly not biting, it appears the search continues on HBO to find a co-star for Ramsey to play the hardened, middle-aged smuggler tasked with protecting Ellie as they traverse a post-apocalyptic wasteland inhabited by assassins. marauders and cannibal creatures.

The last of us It is established 20 years after modern civilization has been destroyed by a deadly pandemic that gripped the planet. In the original video game, players control Joel, a smuggler hired to escort Ellie across the wasteland for mysterious reasons that unfold throughout the story. What starts out as just another job for Joel turns into a “brutal and heartbreaking journey as they traverse the United States and depend on each other to survive.”

Developed by Naughty Dog for Sony PlayStation 3, The last of us was originally released in 2013. In the game, Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson play Joel and Ellie. The game was highly praised for its story and playability, selling over 1.3 million units in its first week of release. It would also win multiple Game of the Year awards from various publications and game awards ceremonies, making it by far one of the most popular video games of recent years. A video game sequel The Last of Us Part II, was released in June 2020 with similar success.

Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin will write the script for The last of usExecutive Producer on the series alongside original writer and video game creative director Neil Druckmann. Carolyn Strauss, Naughty Dog’s Evan Wells and PlayStation Productions’ Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan are also executive producers. Kantemir Balagov (Tutor) will direct the pilot episode.

Since there’s no question that Ramsey can convincingly portray a fierce young hero, it’s easy to argue that his choice as Ellie in The last of us it is perfect. This news comes from The Hollywood Reporter.

Topics: The Last of Us, HBO Max


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