‘Equalizer’ Filmmakers Contemplating Prequel With De-Aged Denzel

AI-powered de-aging is changing into extra generally used. And whereas he’s in tons of various sorts of films, Denzel Washington is an unequivocal motion star whereas showing within the Equalizer motion pictures. That being mentioned, it is a bit of troublesome to tug that off at 68. Whereas Tom Cruise isn’t fairly that outdated, the identical sort of de-aging was thought-about when engaged on Mission: Not possible – Useless Reckoning Half One. The crew finally determined in opposition to it.

Indiana Jones and the Dial Of Future is an entire different story, and lots of people suppose it labored out fairly effectively. The expertise was used to make Harrison Ford seem youthful for the opening portion of the movie. If a significant franchise like that’s prepared to undertake the method, it does quite a bit to legitimize it everywhere in the trade.

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Antoine Fuqua just lately spoke with NME about whether or not or not he needed to observe swimsuit with The Equalizer 3 — and revealed that they’d thought-about doing a little sort of prequel story in regards to the youthful model of the character…

I positively considered it quite a bit. Particularly now with the brand new expertise and the AI and all of that sort of stuff… Is there a narrative to be instructed about how [McCall] grew to become this particular person – the youthful model. I’ve had that dialog with Richard Wenk [a screenwriter on the series] fairly a bit”.

“I haven’t talked to Denzel about that but, It’s all so contemporary and new. I’m nonetheless watching. I’ve watched Harrison Ford’s movie and I do know there’s different motion pictures popping out. I believe Sony has one popping out with Tom Hanks quickly. And I’m listening to the expertise is getting higher and higher and higher. So I’m sort of watching it to see the place it goes.”

The Equalizer 3 is about to debut on September 1 2023.

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