An update on actors who love taking VFX selfies
Back in 2017, I collected a whole bunch of social media postings from actors, directors, and filmmakers, where they had published pics of themselves or others doing various VFX-related things like being 3D, scanned, wearing mocap gear or appearing on greenscreens.
It was really cool to find these posts, partly because accessing fun behind the scenes imagery can be hard and partly because I thought it gave a nice insight into how these actors and other filmmakers interacted with the VFX teams.
Recently I started noticing a few new postings like this, so I’ve gathered them here in a new article. They range from actors such as Rebel Wilson showing off the capture process for Cats, to James Marsden being scanned for Sonic. There’s also January Jones who sat in a photogrammetry setup for Spinning Out, and Arrow’s Stephen Armell doing something similar in his full costume.
Let me know if you have also seen any other similar kinds of social media VFX postings around the place.
Rebel Wilson and Cats
James Marsden and Sonic
January Jones and Spinning Out
Ryan Reynolds (but from Hugh Jackman’s account)
Rhona Natasha Mitra
Rosa Salazar and Alita: Battle Angel
Mads Mikkelsen and Norman Reedus and Death Stranding
Will Smith and Gemini Man
Mena Massoud and Aladdin
The CBS S.W.A.T. team
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