‘Death Kiss’ Trailer: A Charles Bronson Lookalike Blasts Through Criminals

/Film | 9/18/2018 | Ben Pearson
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Legendary film star Charles Bronson starred in five Death Wish movies over the course of his career, but the actor passed away in 2003. There have been dozens of knock-off films since then (and even a remake starring Bruce Willis earlier this year), but none like Death Kiss, a new low-budget affair that appears to resurrect Bronson from the grave for another round of revenge against the scum of the streets.

But appearances can be deceiving: that’s not a resurrected Bronson or even a digital recreation – it’s an actor named Robert Kovacs who happens to look exactly like Charles Bronson circa 1974. Check him out in action below.

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We’re probably only a year or two away from a movie studio securing the rights to a dead actor’s likeness and digitally recreating them to star in a mainstream film. Disney has already taken a step toward that by resurrecting the late Peter Cushing for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and Marvel Studios has been making strides with digital de-aging for years, most recently showing off a young Samuel L. Jackson in this morning’s Captain Marvel trailer.

But until we cross that threshold, why not just use an actor who looks exactly like the...
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