British actress Bella Ramsey has been solid as Ellie in HBO’s upcoming tv adaptation of The Last of Us. The 17-year-old, initially from Nottingham, is probably most well-known for her position as Lyanna Mormont in Recreation of Thrones, though she’s additionally performed Mildred Hubble in fantasy collection The Worst Witch.
There have been rumours earlier at present that True Detective star Mahershala Ali had been recruited to play Joel, however The Hollywood Reporter says this isn’t true. Nevertheless, in accordance with the web site he was being thought-about at one level, though “a deal by no means got here to fruition”. It’s unclear whether or not Joel’s position has been solid behind-the-scenes, or if work remains to be ongoing on that entrance.
Both approach, Ramsey is locked in now, with Chernobyl’s Craig Mazin govt producing and writing alongside collection creator Neil Druckmann. How do you’re feeling in regards to the casting alternative? Ramsey’s already received a BAFTA for her work on The Worst Witch, and is taken into account a little bit of a rising star.