Ashley Johnson, the actress who played Ellie in the video game and Anna in the TV series, The Last of Us, recently praised Bella Ramsey for her portrayal of Ellie in the show.
During a panel discussion, Johnson commended Ramsey for bringing depth and talent to the character, elevating her beyond what was portrayed in the game. Johnson expressed her happiness seeing Ellie grow and develop in ways she could not achieve in the game.
Johnson also revealed that she has a personal connection with Ramsey, which she attributes to their shared love for the character. She expressed her admiration for Ramsey’s performance, stating that she was blown away by it and felt proud of her. Johnson remarked that she believed no one else could have done the role justice as Ramsey did.
Ashley Johnson Praises Bella Ramsey’s Ellie
“I don’t feel like anybody else could have done this part. I finally watched the last episode and she’s so fucking good. She absolutely blows me away. It’s gonna sound so weird, I feel so proud of her. I feel a connection to her, I think because we both love this character. And I think there’s so much of her that already is Ellie. I feel a massive connection to Bella, and I am so blown away by what she’s done. What an incredible actor.”
The Last of Us TV series, based on the popular video game by Naughty Dog, has received critical acclaim and has been a hit with audiences. The first season has just concluded, and the show’s success has been attributed to its talented cast, including Ramsey, who brought the character of Ellie to life in a way that has resonated with viewers. The show’s creator and showrunner, Craig Mazin, also praised Ramsey for her performance, citing her as a critical factor in the show’s success.
Ramsey’s performance has been cited as a critical factor in the show’s success by Johnson and the show’s creator and showrunner, Craig Mazin. Johnson expressed her happiness seeing Ellie grow and develop in ways she could not achieve in the game.