The last of usBella Ramsey’s performance in the TV version of Ellie “really appealed” to Ashley Johnson, the actor who plays Ellie in the video game.
Ashley Johnson (Game Ellie) from The Last of Us praise to Bella Ramsey (TV Ellie)
Johnson’s praise for Ramsey is heard in the latest episode of “Building The Last of Us.” This episode features both Joel’s cast and Ellie’s cast, giving insight into both characters from both the game and the TV show’s perspective.
Johnson went on to talk about Bella’s portrayal of Ellie, saying:
It’s (almost as if we’ve) been waiting for this moment for Bella to bring this character to the screen because it’s like seeing Ellie, the character from a video game, come to life.
Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann provides additional commentary as Joel and Ellie’s relationship is explored.
The first season of The Last of Us TV show is now over, with events leading up to the end of the first game. The finale was watched by a record number of viewers, despite competition from the Oscars.
For those who watched the ending, it will be interesting to know that the TV show almost ended differently.