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Actress Ellen Page gripes to fans that video game 'ripped off' her likeness

June 24, 2013 - 2:49 PM

Canadian actress Ellen Page is no stranger to rave reviews for her performances.

But the Oscar nominee isn't happy with the latest acclaim — because it's not for her work.

Page says the newly launched video game "The Last of Us" has used her likeness, even though she's starring in another, yet-to-be-released game.

The actress made the comments Sunday during a question-and-answer session with fans on the website Reddit.

One poster remarked that the protagonist in the zombie-themed game, named Ellie, looks and sounds like the petite brunette.

Page replied that she should probably be "flattered," but doesn't appreciate the look-alike given that she's playing the role of Jodie Holmes in the upcoming game "Beyond: Two Souls" alongside actor Willem Dafoe.

Page has also been getting positive, although misdirected, feedback about the role on Twitter — praise she's been redirecting to the actress who actually played Ellie, Ashley Johnson.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2013
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