A CGI James Dean Is Cast in New Film, Sparking an Outcry

The filmmakers behind the independent film “Finding Jack” said that a computer-generated Dean will play a co-starring role in the upcoming production.

  • Published 6 November 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — James Dean hasn’t been alive in 64 years, but the “Rebel Without a Cause” actor has been cast in a new film about the Vietnam War. The filmmakers behind the independent film “Finding Jack” said Wednesday that a computer-generated Dean will play a co-starring role in the upcoming production. The digital Dean is to be assembled through old footage and photos and voiced by another actor. Digitally manipulated posthumous performances have… Read at AP News