DoubleJump.co examines the broader question of copyright while addressing the latest developments in the mostly sarcastic sparring between Ellen Page and Naughty Dog over the use of her likeness in The Last of Us.
She's just trying to get in the Sequel.
I really think she was just trying to be funny on Reddit.
Certainly possible. It's also possible she was just venting. I mean the character does look like her and has a name that sounds similar to hers. Since she herself is in a video game, I can imagine her either laughing OR being frustrated.
the annoying thing is, the picture most people are reffering to is the VERY original trailer, like the picture in the article. That is not how she looked in the actual game, being as post that trailer, they revised it.
over use of likeness? sorry but clearly the in game model is better looking than the real life one so maybe this is all about jealousy
Lol yeah fully i reckon she should stop whining Btw can anyone tell me if the ketogenic diets work?
she's not even whining, she doesn't even know the game exists, she was asked what she thought about a video game character looking like her to what she responded: "I'm flattered but because I'm now starring in a video game is not appreciated", which make sense. The comments about "ripping off her likeness" and stuff was just hyperbole from the site that was reporting it for flamebait and hits.
Yeah but you'll be weak as sh*t for the first week.
It's a good thing that they got this behind themselves. It really is interesting to see the changes of Ellie's design compared to Ellen Page.
Man I think I need to get my eyes checked. The only difference I see if the hair.
Yeah, it is fairly uncanny. However, the photo I have seen of the voiceover actress also resembles the character, so Naughty Dog does have some cover there.
You do. Mouth, Nose, Eyes are all different, even the cheek bone is more smooth and rounded, less gaunt.
@LordMe Yeah, if you look closely. If you're just giving it a passing glance, or at least not nitpicking at the details, then Ellie REALLY does look like a young Ellen Page. You'd have to be lying to yourself to believe otherwise...
The eyes shape are very different from old to the new one.
@DoubleJumpAUS Really you think she looks like Ellie? http://images.search.yahoo....
@DoubleJumpAUS Yah, Ashely Jonson does look similar to the character as well. http://image.qpicture.com/i...
Ellen Page <3
@rdgneoz3 Sorry that picture doesn't help. Ellen page looks more like Ellie then Ashley Johnson to me.
there is quite a bit of difference, cheekbones, mouth, nose is a tad different, but to be honest, if ellie looked any way different atall, you wouldn't've cared for her like you do. I mean, if she was 6ft and had pink hair..... haha
Either way, with the character's name being "Ellie," I wonder how much of this Naughty Dog really saw coming in at least some respect, even if they didn't set out to copy the face.
The funny thing being if she wasn't featured in a game herself she very likely wouldn't have had a clue about it.
Well the final version of Ellie doesn't look like Ellen Page, so the argument's over.
Agree, if the older design had never been made public I really doubt many(if any) people would be associating current Ellie with Ellen Page.
I was the 1st person in the world to notice this look how i was right
okay good for you sir.
Ellie was an amazing character, arguably the best in the game. Her final look IMO doesn't resemble Ellen Page at all.
I agree with Ellie being an amazing character, though I do see some ressemblance. ^^
They look nothing alike to me
And EP replied to that tweet from ND saying "I agree it was overblown, I look fwd to playing TLOU!" dead subject. She doesn't care.
people blew this way out of proportion.
A sentence each from both sides qualifies as verbal sparring. Good thing they didn't escalate to two sentences. That would've been a war. btw, if people didn't read the article, Ellen page is joking about it now.
For fucks sake it's modeled after the voice actor, it just happened to turn out looking fort of like Ellen Page, just like Nathan Drake is modeled after Nolan North but ended up looking like Nathan Fillion
I still don't see any resemblance at all. Different chin. different shaped eyes of a different colour. Different sized lips. Different cheek bones. Wider face. Different nose length. What are people looking at? You REALLY think you'd mistake these two people? http://www.doublejump.co/wp... If an artist was commissioned to paint a picture of Ellen Page and he produced that, somehow I don't think he/she would get paid.
I guess that makes me stupid as I think they do look like each other.
Are you talking before the change or after the change? If you are talking before the change, then yes, the likeness is similar, but if you're talking after the change, they're not even close. I am genuinely confused by these articles. They keep showing me different people and telling me they're the same person. It's just barking mad lol. Even the tip of Ellie's nose is more pointed than Ellen Page's and the bridge of the nose is wider on Ellie. I won't even mention the complexion and freckles. Every aspect is TOTALLY different. This could easily be sorted out once and for all. All you would have to do is take that Picture of Ellen Page and morph it to Ellie's likeness. If you see it change, they're NOT the same, but if you don't see the morphing at all, they're identical. And I've disagreed with you because I wouldn't call you stupid.
Thanks, I have not spent enough time looking at Ellen Page to get a more in depth understanding of the bridge of her nose. I don't think the article is saying identical. I think they are saying that ND used her likeness. Whether that is true or not is another story but they do look alike.
If Ellen Page blew it out of proportion, NaughtyDog would have already recieved an attorney's notice.. ..just means Ms.Page was certainly saying an honest opinion w/out harm or malice. Take it as it is. Quite certain if you ask any non-gamer they'll sure to point out TLOU character of Ellie has more closer resemblance to actress Ellen Page than to voice-over actor Ashley Johnson.
It was a big deal at the time because the other game that actually paid to use her likeness asked naughty dog to change the appearance. Why the story got a second rehash a few months later is because games media are click hungry trolls.
she needs to fuck off with all this bullshit about them ripping off her likeness, aint nobody give a fuck about that apart from her, whats does she want naughty dog to do? pay her? im sure she has enough money, hopefully she'll she'll shut the fuck abput it.
I'm sorry but I seen many girls that look like Ellen. She is being a little bit of a pain.
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