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HBO’s adaptation of The Final of Us ended a number of weeks in the past, however the spectacular present continues to edge its means into conversations, as viewers mull over the impacting occasions of season one.
A star-studded forged brings the heartrending Naughty Canine story to dwell motion, bringing a number of movie and tv favorites — like leads Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey — into the fold, alongside a number of holdouts from the award-winning recreation sequence. The unique Ellie and Joel, in addition to Marlene, Tommy, and even Abby all loved cameos throughout season one of many present, and — for some, a minimum of — supplied viewers with their first take a look at the faces behind a few of gaming’s most recognizable voices.
Ashley Johnson, who gives the voice of Ellie in all of Naughty Canine’s The Final of Us video games, appeared within the present because the mom of a personality she helped convey to life. It was a becoming and touching position for her to embody, and for some was additionally the primary time they’d truly seen Johnson within the flesh.
Or, possibly not. Whereas loads of individuals have been shocked to place a face to the voice, others discovered Johnson unusually acquainted. Upon some looking, a bit of the fandom realized that she loved a minor position within the very first Avengers film, again in 2012. The waitress seen halfway via the movie, who watches the invasion start, and later gives an interview about Cap’s large save, is the one and solely Johnson and persons are simply realizing it now.
A Reddit submit demonstrates how background this information was amongst some within the fandom after consumer joooh revealed their large discovery. And, whereas most individuals within the remark part have been already conscious of Johnson’s connection to the MCU, it sparked a pleasant dialog concerning the actress’ work, and shortly remodeled into an Ashley Johnson appreciation submit.
Previous a slew of feedback discussing which roles Johnson is greatest remembered for — she’s been busy since these early years in Rising Pains — one fan clarified that Johnson was speculated to have an even bigger position in The Avengers. A deleted scene even signifies that early plans may need seen a romance blossom between her and Steve Rogers, however the MCU clearly determined to go in a special route.
Her position within the MCU could have been minor, and simply missed for some, however its re-discovery is simply reaffirming one thing Johnson followers have recognized for years. Whether or not she’s lending her instantly-recognizable voice to an award-winning position or showing in individual, Johnson is a singular expertise, and we’re fortunate to have her.