HBO’s The Last of Us is coming together nicely. First,Craig Mazin, the writer of the terrifying, Chernobyl came onboard and now one of the two leads has been nicely cast. The Last of Us from Naughty Dog has sold millions of copies since its release in 2013. The games told the story of characters Ellie and Joel trying to survive a nightmarish, post apocalyptic wasteland against humans gone mad and people infected by a deadly virus that turns you into a spored sprouting flesh eaters.
HBO has officially cast the role of Ellie with none other than Bella Ramsey who strongly played Game of Throne’s Lyanna Mormont. The actress was a fan favorite online with fans Tweeting their allegiance to Ramsey.
There have also been rumors that the role of Joel is in talks to go to Moonlight actor, Mahershala Ali. The actor is currently cast to play Blade in the upcoming Marvel reboot. This is still tagged in the rumor mill for the moment. But, the rumor goes that Ali has been offered the role and hasn’t yet accepted or denied it.
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iHorror – HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ Cast the Role of Ellie with Game of Thrones Star
Author: Trey Hilburn III
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February 11, 2021