Westworld’s Shannon Woodward Is in The Last of Us Part II


On Twitter today, Shannon Woodward (Westworld, Raising Hope) revealed that she’s playing a role in The Last of Us Part II. “I am embarrassingly over-excited here because I’m peaking. [Neil Druckmann] is letting me act in The Last Of Us:Part II,” she wrote.

Druckmann, who is co-writing and directing the game, said, “Doesn’t look like anything to me. (I’m sure I’m the first person to make that joke.).”

Woodward joins Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker, who are reprising their roles from The Last of Us. It remains to be seen what role Woodward will play.

Halley Gross, a writer on Westworld, is co-writing The Last of Us Part II with Druckmann.

Here’s the description for The Last of Us Part II:

Five years later…

An intense, harrowing and emotional adventure awaits – Ellie and Joel return for an epic journey in the sequel to the critically acclaimed game by Naughty Dog.

When Naughty Dog first announced Part II in December, they said, “It’s still early days for the project – the game’s release is a ways off – but we couldn’t wait any longer to give you a glimpse of what’s to come.”

[Source: Naughty Dog, PlayStation, Shannon Woodward, Neil Druckmann]