A CGI James Dean is cast in new film, sparking an outcry
A CGI James Dean is cast in new film, sparking an outcry
James Dean looks over his shoulder in a promotional portrait for director Nicholas Ray's film"Rebel Without a Cause" released in 1955
08 November, 2019, 13:13
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Magic City Films, the production company behind the film, announced that it had obtained rights to use Dean's image from his estate and using CGI technology would include actual footage and photos of Dean in the movie. The daughter of the late comedian and actor Robin Williams called it "puppeteering the dead". It has been a subject of debate in Hollywood for some years now and this recent news of Dean being created by CGI for Finding Jack has ignited that fiery debate again.
The Hollywood icon, who died in a auto crash in 1955 at the age of 24, will be "resurrected" for upcoming Vietnam War drama Finding Jack, with directors Anton Ernst and Tati Golykh using special effects to recreate Dean for the secondary lead character of Rogan. But those have been largely roles the actors already played, including Carrie Fisher and Peter Cushing, who first appeared together in "Star Wars" and were prominently featured in the 2016 spinoff "Rogue One".
The book tells the story of U.S. military dogs that were deployed and later abandoned in Vietnam.
The movie, adapted by Mari Sova from Gareth Crocker's novel, is set against the backdrop of the end of the Vietnam War, with the script highlighting how more than 10,000 military dogs were abandoned at the end of the war. The "Captain America" actor returned to his native MA to help dedicate the new home of a youth theater company where as a youngster he honed his acting skills.
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The iconic star, who died in 1955 in a vehicle crash at the age of 24, will be resurrected for the screen thanks to the beauty (and horror) of CGI.
The filmmakers said that the family supports them and that they will "take every precaution to ensure that his legacy as one of the most epic film stars to date is kept firmly intact".
Reanimating James Dean, however, takes this trend to the next level. "We do not intend to let his fans down".
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Pre-production onFinding Jackis set to begin November 17, with a goal for a worldwide release on November 11, 2020, Veterans' Day. It could set a precedent for film studios to make money off of deceased actors, which is understandably unsettling.
CMG Worldwide, which licenses intellectual property for dead celebrities including Dean, musician Chuck Berry, and astronaut Neil Armstrong, said the casting would open up new opportunities.
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