Ellen Page claims video game ‘ripped off’ her likeness

Ellen Page, pictured in May 2013. Jason Kempin / Getty Images

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.

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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.

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