Jimmy Stewart, Bette Davis, and More Could Be Next ‘Digital Humans’ After CGI James Dean

Jimmy Stewart, Bette Davis, and More Could Be Next ‘Digital Humans’ After CGI James Dean
Moviegoers got shocking news earlier this month when it was announced James Dean would be digitally recreated using CGI visual effects in order to play a leading role in the upcoming Vietnam War action-drama “Finding Jack.” Dean died in a car crash in September 1955 at the age of 24 after leading the three feature films “East of Eden,” “Rebel Without a Cause,” and “Giant.” Bringing Dean back to the big screen through CGI has proved controversial, but it’s just the beginning for Worldwide Xr, a new company that “aims to bring digital humans to traditional film as well as augmented and virtual reality” (via Variety).

In addition to James Dean, Worldwide Xr holds the rights for more than 400 celebrities, athletes, historical figures, musicians, and more, all of whom could be digitally recreated to appear in movies or virtual reality projects. “Influencers will come and go, but legends will never die,
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