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#1 BoomyBoy

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 14:14

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If you've played Sony and Naughty Dog's new masterpiece of a zombie game "The Last of Us," you might have noticed that one of the main characters, a 14-year-old girl named Ellie, bears an uncanny resemblance to "Juno" and "Inception" star Ellen Page. Apparently, Page herself noticed the similarity too. And as she explained in a Reddit AMA this past Sunday, she's not happy about it.

 

"I guess I should be flattered that they [Naughty Dog] ripped off my likeness," she wrote in response to a question about her feelings toward "The Last of Us" and her similarities with the character Ellie. "But I am actually acting in a video game called Beyond: Two Souls, so it was not appreciated."

 

The game that Page mentioned she is acting in is another highly anticipated title that Sony is producing exclusively for the PlayStation 3 console. Due out in early October, "Beyond: Two Souls" is also set to be released just four months after "The Last of Us" first appeared on the PS3.

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Source: NBC News




#2 illage3

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 14:17

They look nothing alike in the final game.  WTF.



#3 Osiris

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 14:18

Gees bit of a stretch imo.

 

Leon kennedy is pretty much a watered down version of me but just because were both male, have awesome hair and infinite lives doesn't mean they copied my likeness.



#4 OP BoomyBoy

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 14:28

They look nothing alike in the final game.  WTF.

 

I agree with you but I think she is not satisfied lol.



#5 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 14:35

Sentiment shared.

#6 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 14:37

i did not really see it, however, for obvious reasons she does look like the character from beyond 2 souls.



#7 Nayos

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 15:06

Oh for ######' sake, not this again.

 

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http://www.fusion-fr...EYOND_COVER.jpg

 

 

Clearly not the same. Also, Page only said like one thing in response to a question. This is hardly news. God, journalists must be so bored if they have to write this crap.



#8 farmeunit

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 15:26

They look pretty similar to me.  They even named her Ellie...

 

I can see her point, but it's just free advertising to me.  What would I care if someone used my likeness?



#9 NeoTrunks

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 15:32

I haven't played the final game yet, but Ellie did always remind me of her.



#10 -T-

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 15:35

I thought this was the game she was in.

#11 threetonesun

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 16:37

I thought this was the game she was in.

 

Oh good, I'm not the only one! :laugh:



#12 ViperAFK

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 16:40

Anyone who's actually played the game and seen the character in motion instead of a few choice screenshots knows that they really aren't that similar.



#13 Lord Method Man

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 16:41

She's just starved for attention since her career has gone nowhere.



#14 Grunt

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 16:44

It's ok guys, I'll cheer her up   :hump:



#15 +warwagon

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 16:47

Yes it looks like her. It looks much more like her than not like her. But isn't that a good thing? Why is this a bad thing?