Saturday, December 31, 2016

The ethics of digitally resurrecting actors; New Atlas, 12/27/16

Rich Haridy, New Atlas; The ethics of digitally resurrecting actors:

"In the wake of Peter Cushing's digital resurrection in Star Wars: Rogue One, debate is once again raging around the ethics of re-purposing the images of long dead actors. In a previous article we examined the journey into the uncanny valley Hollywood has taken over the past 15 years as computer generated images have become more photo-realistic. But how are we to deal with the murky legal and ethical waters surrounding this discomforting territory?"

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