It’s official since last night, the main cast of the series The Last Of Us on HBO is known. The Hollywood Reporter was honored to exclusively announce that Bella Ramsey, a 17-year-old British actress, has been chosen to play Ellie, the 14-year-old teenager in the series. The American site has also denied the rumors around Mahershala Ali in the role of Joël. While Dealine is responsible for announcing Pedro Pascal in the role of Joël!
When Game of Thrones meets The Last Of Us
You’ve probably seen her in the role of Lyanna Mormont in Game of Thrones. Soon, you’ll notice her as Ellie. Bella Ramsey is officially chosen as an actress to play the young 14-year-old who will have to do battle with the infected and slamming of the ruthless world of The Last Of Us.
A choice that may seem logical given that Carolyn Strauss, the co-producer of Game of Thrones. The latter is also the co-producer of the series The Last Of Us. A good way to extend their collaboration.
The controversy around Joël
Last night, it was especially Joël who was at the center of many debates on social networks. Indeed, the Illuminerdi site announced exclusively that the actor Mahershala Ali had been chosen to play Joël in the series The Last Of Us. A decision which did not seem to please the fans. The latter criticized the production for choosing an actor without any resemblance to Ellie’s spiritual father.
Besides the actor’s skin color, many fans found that Mahershala Ali did not have the build, the same facial features or the attitude as Joel. Faced with the extent of the controversy, The Hollywood Reporter quickly announced Bella Ramsey to the cast of the series before denying the information around Joel. The site confirms that the actor was in the production plans, but it didn’t come to fruition.
The Mandalorian in The Last Of Us
While we thought we would wait a few more days to know the rest of the casting, Deadline Hollywood surprises everyone by confirming the presence of Pedro Pascal. The actor recently stood out on Disney + by playing the famous Mandalorian. Pedro Pascal will continue to watch over a child, but after “ Baby yoda He will have to take care of Ellie in order to protect her and take her to the Firefly Hospital in Salt Lake City.