Controversy is ripe within Hollywood as Magic City Films has just obtained the rights to use James Dean from his family. Now plans to feature a CGI version of the long-dead and legendary actor in a new film “Finding Jack” are being met with criticism from all sides. One notable leader of this escapade against the CGI James Dean, is Avengers actor Chris Evans.
This was met with backlash from a lot of members in Hollywood, two notable ones being Chris Evans and “Lord of the Rings” star Elijah Wood. With Chris Evans saying, “This is awful” and Woods saying “Nope. this shouldn’t be a thing.”
I’m sure he’d be thrilled 🙄— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) November 6, 2019
This is awful.
Maybe we can get a computer to paint us a new Picasso. Or write a couple new John Lennon tunes.
The complete lack of understanding here is shameful. https://t.co/hkwXyTR4pu
NOPE. this shouldn’t be a thing. https://t.co/RH7jWY5cAG— Elijah Wood (@elijahwood) November 6, 2019
Even the daughter of late comedian and actor Robin Williams, Zelda Williams, says this awful. Accusing the creators and producers of this film as “puppeteering the dead.”
James Dean, the star of the hit film “Rebel Without a Cause“, passed away in 1955 at the age of 24. Now, nearly 65 years later, a film studio is looking to “resurrect” the long dead actor.
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