Bella Ramsey will not be recast as Ellie on the popular HBO Max series “The Last of Us,” creators have confirmed.
Fans were wondering if the 19-year-old star would reprise the role for season 2. While Ramsey plays a 14-year-old girl in the first season, which is based on a video game of the same name, the second part jumps forward five years. This led to speculation that Ellie’s role could be recast to better reflect the character’s age.
Showrunners Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann addressed the rumors during a virtual press conference ahead of the season finale on Sunday. “Let’s put this thing to rest,” Druckmann said of the rampant rumors.
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