James Dean is being resurrected & # 39; digitally & # 39; in the war movie Finding Jack of Vietnam

James Dean is being resurrected & # 39; digitally & # 39; by CGI to play an important role in the war movie Finding Jack of Vietnam … 64 YEARS after the death of the actor

  • James Dean was cast in the coming Vietnam war drama Finding Jack
  • According to Variety, the icon of the deceased film is brought back to the screen & # 39; by visual effects of CGI & # 39;
  • Dean's performance is made with Computer Generated Imagery (CGI), although & # 39; another actor will express it & # 39 ;, The Hollywood Reporter said
  • "This offers a whole new opportunity for many of our customers who are no longer with us," says Mark Roesler, CEO of agency CMG Worldwide
  • James Dean died in 1955 at the age of 24 and starred in only three films: Giant, East Of Eden and Rebel Without a Cause
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He died in a tragic car wreck in 1955.

But that didn't stop Hollywood from casting legendary actor James Dean in the upcoming Vietnam-era drama Finding Jack Variety on Wednesday.

The film icon is returned to the screen & # 39; by visual effects of CGI & # 39; according to the industrial publication.

Again: according to De Variety on Wednesday, James Dean was cast in the upcoming Vietnam Finding Jack drama. Dean seen here in 1955

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Again: according to De Variety on Wednesday, James Dean was cast in the upcoming Vietnam Finding Jack drama. Dean seen here in 1955

Finding Jack is the story of Fletcher Carson, a man who participates in the Vietnam war in an attempt to die, but finds hope after rescuing an abandoned Labrador. After the end of the war he must find a way to take the dog home.

Dean is set to play a character named Rogan, & # 39; a secondary lead role & # 39; according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film was adapted by Maria Sova from the novel by Gareth Crocker.

Finding Jack & # 39; s co-director / producer Anton Ernst announced through a statement that his company Magic City Films had received the blessing of the Rebel Without a Cause star family.

& # 39; We are very honored that his family supports us and will take every precaution to ensure that (Dean & # 39; s) legacy as one of the most epic movie stars so far has remained firmly intact. & # 39 ;

& # 39; The family sees this as his fourth film, a film he was never allowed to make. We are not going to disappoint his fans. & # 39;

Beyond the grave: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dean plays a character named Rogan, & # 39; a secondary lead role & # 39 ;. Seen here in 1955
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Beyond the grave: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dean plays a character named Rogan, & # 39; a secondary lead role & # 39 ;. Seen here in 1955

Beyond the grave: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dean plays a character named Rogan, & # 39; a secondary lead role & # 39 ;. Seen here in 1955

Dean's performance is made using Computer Generated Imagery (CGI), although & # 39; another actor will express it & # 39 ;, THR reported.

And the announcement has opened doors for other actors to posthumously & # 39; resurrect & # 39; for the screen, according to representatives of Dean & # 39; s family.

"This offers a whole new opportunity for many of our customers who are no longer with us," said Mark Roesler, CEO of CMG Worldwide.

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The marketing agency represents Dean's family alongside the states of many other deceased personalities, including Burt Reynolds, Neil Armstrong, Christopher Reeve, and Jack Lemmon.

Dexterity: Dean's performance is made using Computer Generated Imagery (CGI), although & # 39; another actor will talk to him & # 39 ;, THR reported. James and his beloved Porsche seen here in 1950

Dexterity: Dean's performance is made using Computer Generated Imagery (CGI), although & # 39; another actor will talk to him & # 39 ;, THR reported. James and his beloved Porsche seen here in 1950

Dexterity: Dean's performance is made using Computer Generated Imagery (CGI), although & # 39; another actor will talk to him & # 39 ;, THR reported. James and his beloved Porsche seen here in 1950

Pandora's box: & # 39; This offers a whole new opportunity for many of our customers who are no longer with us & # 39 ;, said Mark Roesler, CEO of CMG Worldwide, who also represents the Burt Reynolds estate (pictured in 1970).

Pandora's box: & # 39; This offers a whole new opportunity for many of our customers who are no longer with us & # 39 ;, said Mark Roesler, CEO of CMG Worldwide, who also represents the Burt Reynolds estate (pictured in 1970).

Pandora's box: & # 39; This offers a whole new opportunity for many of our customers who are no longer with us & # 39 ;, said Mark Roesler, CEO of CMG Worldwide, who also represents the Burt Reynolds estate (pictured in 1970).

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Ernst added: & # 39; Our partners in South Africa are very excited about this, because this technology would also be used to recreate historical icons such as Nelson Mandela to tell stories of cultural heritage. & # 39;

James Dean died at the age of 24 and starred in only three films: Giant, East Of Eden and Rebel Without a Cause.

On September 30, 1955, the actor had just finished making his final scenes for the movie Giant when he decided to drive his Porsche 550 Spyder from Los Angeles to Salinas.

On the way he collided with another car and died of a broken neck.

Nelson neither: Ernst added: & Our partners in South Africa are very enthusiastic about this, because this technology would also be used to recreate historical icons such as Nelson Mandela to tell stories of cultural heritage. & # 39; Mandela seen here in 1996

Nelson neither: Ernst added: & Our partners in South Africa are very enthusiastic about this, because this technology would also be used to recreate historical icons such as Nelson Mandela to tell stories of cultural heritage. & # 39; Mandela seen here in 1996

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Nelson neither: Ernst added: & Our partners in South Africa are very enthusiastic about this, because this technology would also be used to recreate historical icons such as Nelson Mandela to tell stories of cultural heritage. & # 39; Mandela seen here in 1996

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