New Star Citizen Video Showcases Andy Serkis' Character
The motion-capture legend's latest role is an alien in Star Citizen.
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Cloud Imperium Games has released a new behind-the-scenes Star Citizen video that showcases the alien character that actor Andy Serkis plays in the PC space game's Squadron 42 mode. Serkis portrays a creature named Thul'Óqquray, and this video shows the motion-capture process, as well as Serkis delivering some lines in a fictional language. Check it out:
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The video also spotlights the rigging system that developers used to simulate low-gravity. In fact, the team responsible for the rigging was the same group that worked on Alfonso Cuarón's space movie Gravity. Serkis' own Imaginarium Studios was also involved in the production of Squadron 42.
Serkis is one of the best-known and most-celebrated motion-capture performers in all of Hollywood. Some of his roles have included Gollum in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy and Caesar in the new Planet of the Apes movies. Most recently, he appeared in Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens as the CG character Supreme Leader Snoke.
Squadron 42's lineup of acting talent is impressive. In addition to Serkis, actors such as Gary Oldman, Mark Hamill, Gillian Anderson, Mark Strong, John Rhys-Davies, and Ben Mendelsohn also have parts.
In other news about Star Citizen, the game has now raised $110 million in crowdfunding.
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