Thursday, January 17, 2019 | ePaper
Cinema is slipping away, streamers are taking over: Andy Serkis
No discussion about motion capture in movies can be complete without mentioning Andy Serkis. The 54-year-old actor, who has pioneered motion capture in Hollywood, with characters like King Kong, Caesar in Planet of the Apes, Gollum in The Lord of the Rings and Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars, believes people mostly come to cinema halls to watch "tent-pole blockbusters". In an interview with Independent about how technology will change the future of cinema, Andy said, "We're entering into a different realm now because entertainment will no longer just be cinemas as we know it.