The significance of this is that live action movies and animated features operate under different rules. And, additionally, a fully-realized animated actor never ages, dies, or gets fat (unless the producer of the film want him or her to do so). This puts additional power into the hands of film producers and rather less into those of performers. The other major effect may be to further tip the scale in the direction of video games. The electronic games industry is already larger than the film industry and it, too, operates under different rules. Will Hollywood writers turn to electronic games?
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