Its probably been said before. This tech just over exposes everything, it all become kind of a commodity. Let actors age, the stories change, the movies, tv shows end. Be creative not repetitive. Carrie Fisher died, well, that was sad in real life - but damn can you do something creative to mitigate that in a fictional movie?? No, we just tech'd it. That's not creative. Doesn't matter whether or not you liked her role in the last ones, whatever. DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT Blow up the Falcon for crying out loud and quit running in the same rut.It was addressed. In the very first post of this thread:
Seems like these sorts of “perpetual likeness use” contracts might be increasingly used. I know some actors have created high-definition scans of their bodies, facial expressions, gestures, and recorded their speech for this sort of thing. Apparently Lucasfilm has been doing this for a while.