Melanie Lynskey’s husband, Jason Ritter, played an infected person in The Last Of Us, and she shot him.
Melanie Lynskey revealed that her husband, actor Jason Ritter, had a small cameo on HBO’s The Last of Us as a cameraman.
Spoiler for episode five of The Last of Us ahead.
Lynskey portrayed an all-new character created just for the live-action adaptation of The Last of Us, Kathleen, the leader of a revolutionary group in Kansas City and the villain of The Last of Us. Joel and Ellie’s. The actor recently appeared on The Tonight Show, where she told host Jimmy Fallon that Ritter played one of the infected, and she even had to shoot him.
“He was a stuntman. He trained with stuntmen and he did all these incredible stunts,” Lynskey explained to Fallon. “He got his make-up on and he got off the ground, fell over and did all this… I shot him once.” Ritter specifically appeared in the show’s fifth episode, Endure and Survive, where Kathleen and her team are chasing Joel, Ellie, Henry, and Sam, apparently during the climax when a large swarm of people are infected. sprung up from the ground to chase anyone with insight.
HBO’s take on The Last of Us did a great job, with the season finale hitting the mark New record for first night viewership with 8.2 million viewers, pass the House of the Dragon. It also outperformed House of the Dragon in terms of average viewership per episode, with The Last of Us averaging 30.4 million viewers per episode.
The video game adaptation is very quickly renewed for a second seasonand based on recent comment from the host, we shouldn’t expect to see the entire second game condensed into just one part. We don’t know much about season 2 yet, but we do know that Ellie will not be recast.
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