WEB DESK: It is indeed sad when your most favorite actors die. And, it is even sadder to realize that the characters they had to play, would now be played by someone else.
Moreover, it is obvious that no one can replace them but yes, there are other actors with different level of skill and talent.
Talking about deceased actors, there are some of them who appeared on screens and play their ‘future roles’ even after their death. It is bizarre but how it made possible ? is given below.
Bruce Lee, 1940-1973
Game of Death was released after Lee’s death but the parts of him in it was made double with technical tricks. Also, in one of scenes, the late actor’s face was cut out from cardboard. The flick was released after five years of Lee’s death.
Peter Sellers, 1925-1980
British actor and famous ‘Inspector Clouseau’ in Pink Panther movie series died before the filming but the makers took risk and released a new film. They edited the role of Sellers from the previous parts of the picture and raw frames. They even used earlier fragments as it was early 80’s, the series was started in 1963. In the Trail of the Pink Panther, late actor’s appeared less aged and backgrounds were constantly changing. However, his widow filed a lawsuit against the makers and received $1 million for emotional damages.
Brandon Lee, 1965-1993
Son of Bruce Lee, Brandon Lee died due a tragic incident on the set of ‘The Crow’. During the shooting, the actor received a shot in the stomach as the props was extremely poor that it led to Lee’s death. Moreover, in 1993, due to advanced technology, the makers combined faces from shooting archives with stunt double’s bodies and makeup helped the team too. And in result, ‘The Crow’ turned out to be a huge box office success and Brandon Lee then became an iconic figure.
Audrey Hepburn, 1929-1993
The Galaxy advertise featuring Audrey Hepburn became main events in the advertising industry back in 2013. Plus, ethical issues were too resolved by her sons who claimed, she would be happy to be feature in one of her favorite delicacies: chocolate. It was also began when makers tried to find someone who resembles Hepburn and they found out two, one with similar figure and other with similar face and expressions and then magic happened.
Paul Walker, 1973-2013
In a really tragic and unexpected car crash, Paul Walker died and obviously did not act in all major scenes of Furious 7 which delayed its release. The makers searched for alternative ways of shooting so access to archive of the previous parts and utilized removed scenes with Walker. Also, computer technology was used for actor’s face and then his brothers Cody and Caleb was made part of Fast & Furious Family.
Iconic actresses in a Dior ad
Charlize Theron was remained main face of Dior fragrances since the mid of 2000s. In 2011, Grace Kelly, Marlene Dietrich, and Marilyn Monroe was seen with her as well. It was happened when their faces were recreated with the help of graphics.
Source: Bright Side