The Final of Us viewers had their hearts damaged once they watched Tess (Anna Torv) die attempting to save lots of Joel and Ellie, however longtime followers of the franchise didn’t anticipate the information that may begin out the week regarding unique Tess actress Annie Wersching.
As per Selection, Wersching, who performed Tess in The Final of Us recreation and had roles in 24, The Vampire Diaries, and Star Trek: Picard, had handed away on the age of 45 after a battle with most cancers. Wersching was mentioned to have been identified again in 2020 and continued to work for 2 extra years earlier than passing.
Neil Druckmann, co-director of The Final of Us, has additionally shared a hyperlink to Wersching’s household GoFundMe marketing campaign. Right here’s his put up:
Wersching’s household wrote:
“Annie lived for her household. She beloved her work and cherished her pals, however Steve and the boys have been her absolute every part. It’s so Steve can have time to grieve with out the stress of needing to work. So he will be daddy to Freddie (12), Ozzie (9) and Archie (4) as they navigate the longer term with out their mother, with out candy Annie.”
The third episode of The Final of Us collection on HBO Max was additionally mentioned to have been devoted to Wersching, and showrunner Craig Mazin mentioned, “We’re dedicating it [Episode 3] to Annie’s reminiscence. It could be too late to get that on display screen for tonight, however we are going to work to get it achieved as quickly as we will.”
We might not have gotten a live-action look from Wersching within the present, however she nonetheless left behind one vital character in one of the celebrated recreation franchises of all time.
Catch The Final of Us now streaming on HBO Max.