Back in July 2014 during San Diego Comic-Con International Sony and Screen Gems revealed that they approached Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams to play the role of Ellie in their long-rumored film adaptation of Naughty dog’s critically-adorned survival horror game, The Last of Us.

Since then The Last of Us actress, Ashley Johnson who played the role of Ellie in the game had some specific request & Creative director for the game & writer for the movie, Neil Druckmann revealed that the movie will be quite different to the game.

Maisie Williams: I Would Love To Play Ellie In The Last of Us Movie 1

And now English actress and dancer, Maisie Williams – best known for her role as Arya Stark in the HBO television series Game of Thrones provides a brief update on the potential casting in a recent interview.

“I had a lunch a little while ago and we spoke about the possibility of me playing Ellie and that’s really exciting and I would absolutely love to, she told Flicks and the City.

It kind of all came about on Twitter a long time ago. The power of Twitter still never ceases to amaze me. I went to a lunch and we spoke a little bit about it, and then they announced at Comic-Con that we had spoken about it, and since then in like every interview people have been asking me about it.

Honestly I would love to and I think they would love me to play Ellie also, and that’s where it is at the moment.

There’s no script, no director, it’s still very early days for the whole project, but if it all goes ahead soon enough I think, yeah, I would love to.”

We’ll have more information regarding The Last of Us Movie as it appears. In the meantime, share your thoughts on Maisie Williams’ potential casting in the comments below.

The Last of Us Movie will be written by Neil Druckmann and produced by Sam Raimi. A director for movie is yet to be announced.


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Source: Flicks And The City.

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