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More posthumous genre performances
BRANDON LEE The son of Bruce Lee was killed in an on- set gun accident during the filming of The Crow. The film was completed with the help of rewrites, stunt doubles and visual effects.
HEATH LEDGER After Ledger’s death from an accidental drug overdose, Terry Gilliam shared sections of his role in The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus between Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law, with the character changing faces when he passed through a magic mirror.
AALIYAH Although the star of Queen Of The Damned had completed filming when she died in a plane crash, some of her lines were inaudible. Her brother Rashad rerecorded the dialogue and their voices were composited together.
BELA LUGOSI Determined not to waste footage of the horror icon after his death of a heart attack, Plan 9 From Outer Space director Ed Wood hired his wife’s chiropractor to double for him, holding a Dracula- like cape in front of his face…