‘The Last Of Us’ Star Melanie Lynskey Reveals That Her Husband Jason Ritter Had A Secret Cameo As A Clicker

Melanie Lynskey

HBO’S ‘The Last Of Us’ features a number of talented guest stars during Joel (Pedro  Pascal) and Ellie’s (Bella Ramsey) journey through the fungal post-apocalypse, including ‘Yellowjackets’ star Melanie Lynskey. She shows up in episode four as military leader Kathleen is Coghan in Kansas City. Kathleen is instantly memorable due to her vicious nature, as she shows no remorse in hunting Henry ( Lamar Johnson) and SAM (Keivonn Woodard) after the death of her brother.

But when Melanie Lynskey and her soldiers attack Joel, Ellie, Henry, and Sam on the outskirts of the city, they accidentally unleash a horde of infected that were trapped underground. hundreds of infected people and clickers spill out the street and slaughter Katheleen’s forces in episode five’s intense climax, which took a month to film. And according to Lynkey, her husband Jason Ritter played one of the clickers in the huge scene.

Melanie Lynskey Appeared On Thursday’s ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

‘The Last Of Us’ star appeared on Jimmy Fallon’s show to talk about the HBO series as well as ‘Yellowjacket’s’ season two when she recalled how Ritter played a clicker. As she said that he was a stunt person, he trained with the stunt people and he just did all those amazing stunts, it was like his lifelong dream. 

Melanie Lynskey also mentioned that he got to put on makeup and came out of the ground and was falling over and doing all those flips by himself was a treat to her eyes. Lynskey added that she shot him and once and gigs about. Fans also spotted Ritter in full makeup as a clicker, complete with fungus growing out of his head.