‘Gemini Man’ Star Mary Elizabeth Winstead Hopes Technology Doesn’t Remove Need for Actors (Video)

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‘Gemini Man’ Star Mary Elizabeth Winstead Hopes Technology Doesn’t Remove Need for Actors (Video)
In her new action-thriller, “Gemini Man,” Mary Elizabeth Winstead stars alongside two Will Smiths; one of them just happens to be a fully CGI character built from the ground up.

The technologies used in “Gemini Man” — by Oscar-winning visual effects company Weta Digital –have posed a bit of an existential kerfuffle in the industry in recent years. In 2019 alone, films including “Gemini Man,” Martin Scorcese’s “The Irishman” and Disney’s “The Lion King” include similar CGI effects, adding weight to the question: Are technologies making actors obsolete?

“It’s a legitimate fear going on that we could just be sort of not necessary for a lot of our jobs,” Winstead said ahead of the film’s Oct. 11 release during an interview at TheWrap studios in Los Angeles.

Also Read: Will Smith Jokes That Younger, CGI-Version of Himself From 'Gemini Man' Should Star in a Romantic Comedy

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