Fans of “The Last of Us” can breathe a sigh of relief as Bella Ramsey confirmed their return as Ellie and shut down rumors of a recast during an appearance on the “Happy Sad Confused” podcast. The non-binary actor, who brought the character of Ellie to life in the first season, confirmed they will be back for the highly anticipated second season.
There were rumors circulating that Bella would be recast for the role of Ellie as the show delved into the next chapters of the character’s life. However, these rumors have been put to rest as the talented actor confirmed their return to the role.
Bella spoke about how viewers sometimes confuse their real age with that of their character but they are proud to bring Ellie to life for fans. As the series moves forward, the age of the character of Ellie also moves forward and in the second season, Bella will be 20, closer in age to the character they portray.