Bella Ramsey Eager To Explore Ellie’s Physicality And Sexuality In ‘The Last Of Us Part II’

With the Hollywood strike finally over, The Last Of Us Part II is officially resuming production in 2024, and rising star Bella Ramsey (Game of Thrones) is excited to get back into their role as Ellie.

Part II will have multiple seasons, and is set to explore Ellie and Dina’s love story. In the game, Dina is Ellie’s girlfriend, and portrayed by Westworld actor Shannon Woodward and modelled by Cascina Caradonna. In fact, fans who caught the first season swear that Dina has made her live-action debut and have been excited to see the romance play out on the goggle box.

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Ramsey also enjoys doing their own stunts, and there’s plenty to go around with Ellie getting into even more dangerous situations in the second game, and Season 2.

“So I’m looking forward to doing that stuff, and also the Dina storyline… to have it as a storyline throughout the whole of the second game in terms of Ellie and Dina is really exciting,” says Ramsey about Ellie, who previously had a short-lived romance in Season 1 which ended in tragedy.

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Set in 2023 in the aftermath of a deadly virus, HBO’s The Last of Us – adapted from Naughty Dog’s game of the same name – follows smuggler Joel Miller (Pedro Pascal, The Mandalorian), who’s tasked with escorting Ellie (Ramsey), a teenager immune to the virus across a post-apocalyptic America to make a cure, but things go south pretty soon.

Both Ramsey and Pascal received Emmy nominations for their performances in the first season and with even more emotional stakes ahead, the coming season will be even more challenging for its actors.

While there are plenty more announcements to expect from The Last Of Us Part II, fans will have to wait until production officially resumes in early 2024. In the meantime, they can tide over the wait by rewatching Season 1, or relive Ellie’s story with The Last of Us Part II Remastered on the PlayStation 5. The title is slated for release on 19 January, with a US$10 upgrade option for PS4 owners, graphical enhancements, and several new features, including a No Return roguelike game mode and new playable characters.