Ella Purnell to Star in Amazon’s Next Fallout Series

Purnell was also the voice behind Jinx in the Netflix series Arcane.


Ella Purnell and a photo of New Vegas from Fallout

It has been revealed that Ella Purnell – the voice behind Jinx in Netflix’s hugely popular series Arcane – will star in Amazon’s Fallout series which is currently in production. The announcement didn’t reveal whether Purnell will be playing an established character or someone created by the show organizers themselves, but she will have a prominent role in the show.

Purnell’s involvement in the Fallout series was revealed by Geoff Keighley on his official Twitter account and Deadline who reveals that Purnell could be playing a young woman named Jean, although this is unconfirmed. Deadline also revealed last month that actor Walton Goggins will also be playing a main character, possibly hinting that the series will revolve around the actions of a group rather than individuals.

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Other than that, we don’t know much else about Amazon’s Fallout series at this time. The show was announced in 2020, but details have been pretty sparse. We know the series premiere will be directed by Westworld creator Jonathan Nolan, and co-showrunners will be Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Graham Wagner, the former of whom penned the Captain Marvel screenplay.

As for Ella Purnell, her acting career seems to have taken off over the past few years, starring in several high-profile TV shows such as Netflix’s Arcane series and Yellowjackets. She’s also appeared in a few big movies, including Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and Zack Synder’s Army of the Dead, a film that recently won the top-ever fan-favorite award at this year’s Oscars.

In other Fallout-related news, it was recently revealed by industry insider Jeff Grubb that internal talks between Obsidian, Bethesda, and Microsoft could pave the way for Fallout New Vegas 2. both Obsidian and Bethesda, it’s not exactly a stretch to imagine that the two could collaborate again on a sequel. Grubb says conversations have taken place, but any potential game announcements would be way off.

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