Naughty Dog has responded on twitter about Ellen Page's comments towards The Last of Us.
She looks nothing like Joel, this whole thing is silly.
@ doctorstrange yeah I would hope she wouldn't look anything like Joel, because that would actually be pretty scary, since Joel is a dude.. -But as far as her looking like Ellie, well it's pretty clear naughty dog used her likeness when they first thought of how they wanted the character to be. -(they made an adjustment but it still looks exactly like her) even Stevie Wonder could see that. -Really Naughty dog should just fess up - imitation is the best type of flattery... Her name is Ellen, the girl in last of us is Ellie, come on' I mean let's be serious (they clearly were a fan of her's acting in JUNO the movie and used her likeness to shape their character.) -Why not just say that! "Sorry didn't mean to copy you, we were just a fan of the way you played a character and thought that kind of attitude and likeness you played in the movie fit the idea of what we wanted for the game. (No harm intended)" -And that would have been the end of it, she seems like a really cool person. .____........___... .____||......||.......|___|| ||.........___||............ ||
Even the name, Ellie is pretty close. It's safe to say they did. I don't think this is a big deal anymore... Considering Ellen Page was never even upset about it. She tweeted them back replying as: ".@Naughty_Dog I agree! Looking forward to playing #TheLastofUs"
This Could All be a PR Stunt????
yep they should just give her props
"but it still looks exactly like her" So they changed the look and the character still looks exactly the same as Ellen Page... so how come the picture above with old and current Ellie look like completely different people? Can't have it both ways.
Straight homage if you ask me
Just finished it. Downright amazing game. Beyond any game I've ever played, and I thought Bioshock Infinite was a 9.5/10.
Looks like Ellen Page to me, especially the original
lmao,I bought tlou artbook and the concept designs are effed up for ellie - pink hair, super tall, shaved head. its amazing.
"This Could All be a PR Stunt????" - badboy776
I doubt they need much PR. I think this has very little to do with the actress or the devs. It's no-name websites insighting drama that isn't really there so their site can get hits.
"But as far as her looking like Ellie, well it's pretty clear naughty dog used her likeness when they first thought of how they wanted the character to be. -(they made an adjustment but it still looks exactly like her) even Stevie Wonder could see that." Yeah, and noone noticed untill this crappy wannabe teenage star said this looking for some notoriety.
Ellen Page agrees with Naughty Dog and is looking forward to playing TLoU, any other argument is invalid.
Dude, Joel is the guy Ellie is the gal, and yeah, the whole thing is silly.
Lol, minimur12 sums up my sentiments exactly.
Hey, did you see her Twitter profile pic? With the flannel shirt, and trucker hat, and scruffy face? I'd say he's a dead ringer.
this made me crack up
if we was talking about beyond two souls i would agree, oh wait.
Naughty doggies, infamous for uncharted measures of unoriginality. I hope this is the Last Of It. I don't want them to crash. Hehehehe
Naughty Dog took the bait.
Am I the only one to think that Ellie doesn't look anything like Ellen Page?
Yea i think you are...
no youre not...
Before the revision she did look a lot like Ellen Page. Now there is just a resemblance if you want there to be because Ellen Page has "one of those faces."
Ellie doesn't anymore, but if you look at the original Ellie, they look identical.
That must be it. I don't remember how the original model looked like but the Ellie that became one of my favorite characters in videogames doesn't look like Ellen Page to me.
I agree. They don't look that much alike. Especially since they changed the appearance. How many girls look like this? I'd say a lot.
Name some that look just like her.... Ellie is Ellen page. She has one of those faces?... Again, people, show me 5 girls that look practically exactly like Ellen page..... Hell, show me 1-2... You can't. I don't know anyone that looks like Ellen page, besides Ellie from TLOU.. Lol. Stop pretending Ellie isn't modeled after Ellen page..... Give me a break. Nd also used an artists Boston rail map too... Was that just another coincidence? It just happened to look exactly the same as this booth guys art??? Lol, ok, sure did! They couldn't come up with their own Boston rail map, but you idiots think they just "came up" with Ellen pages face by accident?! Lol...
Game, here are some https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW50... http://29.media.tumblr.com/... http://th01.deviantart.net/... https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW50... https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW50...
Wha is the disagree for? THat i proved that they havve a bunch of famous people who all look like ellen page?
No you are not. Ellie in the final game http://www.theaveragegamer.... Ellie in VGA 2011 trailer http://www.epicwallpapers.n... Ellen Page http://www-deadline-com.vim...
I can't believe this is news. Do gamers really care. I don't.
it doesnt to me either.. the original ellie only look more mature to me.. maybe a few years olders.. compare it to ellen in beyond and ull see they have very little alike
IMO the very first artwork for Ellie looked like Ellen but not atm, they just have similar hair styles and same eye color but obviously have distinct features.
Ellie's eyes are blue.
No, you're not. Even her voices is different from Elen Page.
Only people who actually played the game will see that Ellie looks nothing like Ellen Page.
You are not the only one. I think what a lot of people fail to see or remember is how the first rendition of ellie looked ALOT like ellen page whereas the edited version that made to the final game, looks nothing like her. People are blind or have some disorder where they can't tell faces apart. visit your local doc
Yes, you are the only one, lol.... come on man.
Yes, she looks exactly like Ellen Page. I'd say she resembles Page more than Ashley Johnson.
Ellen Page or not, she will be Ellen Page in my eyes, my heart, and my soul <3. hahaah! >:D
who cares? loads of computer characters are based on real life people
Ellen Page commented on the post saying she is looking forward to playing TLOU, doesn't seem that she is " mad " anymore.
she never was mad, it was a joke, gamers made her out to be mad and blew it out of proportion
Her quote was just taken out of context. She never meant anything bad by what she said. She just said its kinda sucks since she really is in a game and she wants that game to get the credit.
I blame the gaming sites like IGN for making this a big deal.
they basically said in the nicest way possible, "our fanboys need to shut up and stop harassing ellen page because we were not offended by her joke which was not meant to be offensive in the first place and if WE were not offended then we don't need whiny fanboys defending us 24/7 because they take our games TOO seriously and can't take a joke"
I'm upset because they used my step-father for the likeness of the Clicker.. he has fungus growing on his head and doesn't talk.
But does he click and try to massacre you?
he did until I moved out, I think he might be a bloater now.. Haven't seen him for years.
Joel looks like my dad. give me money!
Nah, you can have a funny bubble though. Made me chuckle
You have the coolest dad ever then...
All I know is that Ellie is one badass character!
Their next game should let you play as a "Naughty Dog"
Naughty Dog, made by Naughty Dog.
Use the powers of a naughty god.
I think its very similiar .Not just the looks the way of talking really reminds me of her in Juno constantaly
I dont really care htough. I think its getting way more talk than it needs
Justin Bieber looks more like Ellen Page in my opinion http://30.media.tumblr.com/...
That's why ND will hired Justin as Drake in Uncharted 13 XD http://www.gamechup.com/the...
HA! That's funny, I never saw that before!
Ellie didn't just look like Ellen Page, she sounded like her too.
It's funny, 8 down votes = 8 fanboys who are taking it personally that Ellie is Ellen page. Lol. Face it, Ellie is Ellen page, end of argument... Stop being defensive fanboys. The game is still great, even if they ripped off Ellen pages likeness. She doesn't seem to care, why do the fanboys? Nd also used an artists Boston rail map too... Was that just another coincidence? It just happened to look exactly the same as this booth guys art??? Lol, ok, sure did!
Ashley Johnson does not sound like Ellen Page. Ellen page has a crackled voice.
They look exactly the same.
She originally looked absolutely identical to her, and imo what they settled on, while it doesn't look exactly like her anymore, remains sort of similar. Her character is totally like a character Ellen Page would play too. I mean I know Ellen Page is a reasonably high-profile actor and celebrity, but at the same time, it's a little bit disturbing when a group of people just use your likeness without permission, and also create a character that sort of behaves like you.
Look Naughty Dog was thinking Ellen Page. Shes feisty and tough and fits the setting fantastically. Its unfortunate that she just so happens to be working on another Sony game. Why not give her a few bucks or at least make up. The Last of Us is phenomenal game and I have high hopes that Beyond will be also. This is all good in the house of Sony, so lets kiss and make up.
She just posted this https://twitter.com/EllenPa... Mountain out of mole hill comes to mind.