Late James Dean to be created via CGI, Evans & Elijah Wood criticise

More than six decades after his death James Dean has been

More than six decades after his death James Dean has been"cast in a new film and some people are angry about

James Dean only starred in three films.

Twitter was filled with those not happy about Dean's casting. Well, apparently you can, and somebody has.

Finding Jack - a movie that made headlines Wednesday for its directors' plans to digitally recreate Hollywood icon James Dean's likeness for a co-leading role 64 years after his 1955 death at age 24- has already found controversy almost a year out from its planned theatrical release date.

"We searched high and low for the ideal character to portray the role of Rogan", said Ernst. (He earned another best actor nomination in 1957 for "Giant.") Public reactions to the notion of resuscitating Dean's short career have been largely negative, with some pointing out that it wouldn't truly be Dean on-screen.

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".

"The family views this as his fourth movie, a movie he in no design purchased to develop. We do not intend to let his fans down".

"It's exactly the way that we envisioned it", he revealed, explaining that the actor will come back to life via a mixture of technologies - via Canadian visual effects company Imagine Engine and South African VFX house MOI Worldwide - incorporating Dean's likeness in pre-existing photos and footage along with new digital creations projected over stand-ins and body doubles.

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Let's consider some more recent examples of talented actors taken from us before their time. It's his face on a motion capture performance and an "anonymous" actor providing voice pattern and choices. Maybe they should cast River Phoenix in the next Indiana Jones movie?

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Finding Jack will tell of a USA soldier who nurses a wounded yellow Labrador back to health while serving in Vietnam. And the CGI James Dean won't actually be playing the character of Rogan. Peter Cushing, who died in 1994, was brought back to life as Death Star commander Grand Moff Tarkin for 2016 film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story using computer generated imagery. And because there appear to be no other living actors who they think can play the role.

One amongst classic Hollywood's most iconic actors is making a return to the silver show cloak - bigger than 60 years after he died.

Not actually James Dean, of course, seeing as the actor died in a 1955 vehicle accident when he was just 24.

That's not a James Dean performance, it's an extended deep fake that co-opts his legacy without doing him justice.

So far, Magic City Films is yet to comment on the matter, but it plans to begin production of the film later this month, with a release set for 2020. That doesn't mean it should be.

The corporate additionally quotes Frank Capra: "There are no rules in filmmaking. Only sins..." For many people, this will be one of them.

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