The Last of Us virtually had DLC starring Ellie’s mother

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The Last of Us virtually had DLC starring Ellie’s mother.

The nugget of details was just recently disclosed by The Last of Us imaginative supervisor (as well as extra just recently The Last of Us TV show supervisor) Neil Druckmann in a meeting with Variety (opens up in brand-new tab)

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Druckmann disclosed he initially created a narrative embeded in the game’s globe after The Last of Us delivered on PS3 in 2013. “It was supposed to be an animated short, but it fell apart and didn’t come to be,” the supervisor stated. “There was a moment where we almost made it as DLC, but it fell apart.”

This computer animated brief, and afterwards DLC phase for The Last of Us, was suggested to star Ellie’s mother. In the Variety meeting, Druckmann exposes he discussed this junked tale suggestion to The Last of Us showrunner Craig Mazin in passing, as well as he quickly came to be fired up concerning it.

Ellie’s mother would certainly never ever show up in The Last of Us, or its follow up, The Last of Us Part 2, 7 years later on in 2020. The personality is just ever before pointed out in going by Marlene, played in both the initial Naughty Dog game as well as HBO adjustment by Merle Dandridge, that recognized Ellie’s mother prior to the occasions of the very first game as well as recognizes the personality’s yearn for her child.

Now however, Ellie’s mother will lastly show up in The Last of Us by means of the HBO collection. “We brought it to life in the most beautiful, poetic way, which is Ashley Johnson playing Ellie’s mom and she was the original actor for Ellie,” Druckmann proceeds. As disclosed partway via in 2015, The Last of Us on HBO brings back game actors Ashley Johnson (Ellie) as well as Troy Baker (Joel) for brand-new duties.

Check out our The Last of Us episode 2 review wherefore we constructed from the most up to date episode in the HBO collection.

You can likewise head over to our overview covering The Last of Us release schedule to see when every episode goes down worldwide.




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