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Is it me or does this girl look almost exactly like Ellie?

Vawn

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Stranger Things girl? Never thought that before.
 

Lupin3

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Someone's been watching Yes, God, Yes. For whatever reason...
 
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Wasn't there a rumor that Ellie was always supposed to be Ellen Page but she was hired to another video game at the same time?
 

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Wasn't there a rumor that Ellie was always supposed to be Ellen Page but she was hired to another video game at the same time?
I believe the original Ellie simply resembled her. Page caught wind and started talking about "ripping off her likeness without permission" or somesuch then Ellie's model was changed.
 
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sainraja

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You guys should watch Warrior Nun and look up Alba Baptista. She is pretty much Ellie. She can play her.




I believe the original Ellie simply resembled her. Page caught wind and started talking about "ripping off her likeness without permission" or somesuch then Ellie's model was changed.
I think they were modeling Ellie after Ellen Page. Too similar for it to be a coincidence.
 
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Wasn't there a rumor that Ellie was always supposed to be Ellen Page but she was hired to another video game at the same time?
Yes, the original model did resemble Ellen Page and was coincidentally named "Ellie". Nathan Drake also resembles a real-life actor, coincidentally named Nathan as well. They later altered Ellie's character model so it looked less like her.

I saw Ellen Page on a talk show last year, and imo time has not been kind to her. She looks like she needs to eat more meat(and to be fair, I look like I need to eat less cheesecake).
 
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Wasn't there a rumor that Ellie was always supposed to be Ellen Page but she was hired to another video game at the same time?
There was some talk about that I think because around the same time she was hired on to play in Beyond Two Souls
 

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funny u bring up an actress from stranger things. i can see it. though i think these could also work:







Hailee Steinfield I think could work as a great older ellie:



 
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LordOfChaos

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Wasn't there a rumor that Ellie was always supposed to be Ellen Page but she was hired to another video game at the same time?

I don't know that they ever outright said she was supposed to, but Ellen Page accused them of ripping off her likeness, and she definitely looks similar especially the younger version. Older version is still closer to Ellen than to OP imo.

 

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I don't know that they ever outright said she was supposed to, but Ellen Page accused them of ripping off her likeness, and she definitely looks similar especially the younger version. Older version is still closer to Ellen than to OP imo.

You could clearly see on old inicial sketches from TLoU that every character was based on a know actor or actress. They overdid it with Ellie looking a lot like Ellen Page at first but they fixed it before releasing the first game.



She hasn't looked like Ellen Page in a long time, yet people insist on this narrative.

Now she looks more like her VA than anyone else:
 
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I like the girl in the FMV game Erica: Holly Earl

She has that thinner facial structure and blue eyes. Tho in this particular photo she could pass better as a young Ellie. The stranger things girl is off because she has a much bigger and rounded head.

 

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Weird how people see faces and connect things differently. My brain is convinced she loosely looks familiar, at best. If the eyes aren't a match, the whole comparison falls apart.
 
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anothertech

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Sorry but Ellie looks nothing like those actresses.

Too bad really, would have been a major improvement.
 

Keihart

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I don't see it. She has big eyes tho and eyes are kinda exaggerated in TLoU2 to show emotion.