Ellie, the young protagonist in Naughty Dog's The Last of Us, which was released recently exclusively for Sony's PlayStation 3, has an unmistakable resemblance to actress Ellen Page. As the Canadian actress from movies like Juno and Inception now announced via Reddit, she was not too thrilled by the similarity.
Ellen Page, successful actress in films such as Juno, Inception and Hard Candy is not too thrilled by the similarity between it and the video game protagonist Ellie from Naughty Dog's The Last of Us. It informed in a AMA ("ask me anything") and on the Reddit community platform. A user asked the question, as they confront the similarity. "I think I should probably be flattered that they stole my image, but I'm working for a video game called Beyond Two Souls, so it was not particularly welcome." Said Page and was thus only moderately pleased with the visual similarity of character for her person.
Even with the announcement of The Last of Us in 2011, was the similarity with the Canadian actress and inevitably rumors spoke of that Ellen Page will give the female protagonist Ellie her looks and her voice. However, this was denied shortly after by developers Naughty Dog before with Beyond Two Souls by David Cage's development studio Quantic Dream, a game with Ellen Page was announced in the lead role. For the role of Ellie in The Last of Us finally Actress Ashley Johnson was obliged who participated in films such as The Avengers and many TV series.
During the development Naughty Dog Ellie underwent optical changes. Possibly to such allegations to go out of the way. The physical resemblance to actress Ellen Page is thus less pronounced than was the case in the announcement trailer in the final version. Naughty Dog also insisted in the past that Johnson perfectly embodies the role of Ellie and nobody could have done better. What do you think? Ellen Page was the young protagonist in the apocalyptic thriller The Last of Us as a model or there is a chance? Ellen Pages statement you read on Reddit. For details about The Last of Us, which was released exclusively in the past week for the PS3, you will find our corresponding topic page.