CGI James Dean to Star in Upcoming Vietnam Era Film

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Actor and gay icon, James Dean will be digitally resurrected for the Vietnam period film, Finding Jack.

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James Dean American Film Actor 1931 – 1955 Historical Collection 52

According to Variety, “Magic City Films has obtained rights from his family to cast Dean posthumously in the secondary lead role in the movie.”

“We feel very honored that his family supports us and will take every precaution to ensure that his legacy as one of the most epic film stars to date is kept firmly intact,” producer Anton Ernst said in a statement. “The family views this as his fourth movie, a movie he never got to make. We do not intend to let his fans down.”

Magic City Films is handling the foreign sales. Mark Roesler, CEO of CMG Worldwide, the business agent for the family of James Dean said, “With the rapidly evolving technology, we see this as a whole new frontier for many of our iconic clients.  This opens up a whole new opportunity for many of our clients who are no longer with us.”

Finding Jack will be adapted from Gareth Crocker’s novel. Based on the actual existence and abandonment of over 10,000 canine units at the end of the Vietnam War,

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