James Dean Too Fast to Live Too Fast to Die, He’s CGI

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    CGI James Dean to star in Vietnam era movie about canine soldiers abandoned after the war.



    I put this in the RR because I figure it’s the kind of thing that’ll piss a lot of people off. To me, putting Dean in this movie seems stupid because I don’t think that it would have been the kind of film he’d have done while he was alive.
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    I figured this point wasn't far off. After the (not quite perfect but nonetheless impressive) digital resurrection of Peter Cushing in Rogue One, it was only a matter of time. I expect that 1-2 more generations (5-10 years) of improvement in the technology and we won't know the difference.

    There could be some great movies coming where Hollywood legends are revived. Looking forward to new westerns with John Wayne or romantic comedies with Cary Grant, or sequels to old movies with the "same" actors, or actors being able to play younger versions of themselves.
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    There was a film announced about 10 years ago that was going to star Bruce Lee using something like this. No idea if it came to pass.
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    I assume Sean Connery circa 1962 will replace Daniel Craig when Bond 26 starts production in a couple of years.
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    Were furry soldiers a thing in vietnam?
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    If Carrie Fisher hadn't died I would have put even money on the next SW trilogy taking place 5 years after ROTJ using this tech.

    When it comes to James Dean, it's distasteful, but I also ain't got too many emotions for a guy who died 2/3 of a century ago.
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    they used dogs to sniff out the Viet Cong in underground tunnels I think, and they maybe had other duties too.
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    Have James Dean meet young Arthur Fonzerelli, then have the story be told by old Henry Winkler like he is now to young alive Heath Ledger.
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    This just seems to go too far, IMO.
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    throw malevolent space aliens, prehistoric fish, and Gwyneth Paltrow into the mix and you are describing one of my typical dreams! :yes:
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    I can't imagine the supercomputer that would be needed to recreate a CGI Tommy Wiseau.