Shapeshifter Willem Dafoe : Slideshow

Friday, March 23, 2012

Willem Dafoe appears in three films in this spring. Here he is filmed with motion capture technology on the set of the sci-fi epic John Carter
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Willem Dafoe appears in three films this spring, including the sci-fi epic John Carter.  To create the nine-foot Martian warrior king Tars Tarkas, he wore stilts and was filmed with motion capture technology.

With CGI, Dafoe is transformed into the nine-foot Martian warrior Tars Tarkas
Courtesy of Disney

With CGI, Dafoe is transformed into Tars Tarkas.

In 4:44 Last Day on Earth Dafoe plays an artist coping with the imminent end of the world.
Courtesy of IFC Films

In 4:44 Last Day on Earth, Dafoe plays an artist coping with the imminent end of the world.

Dafoe plays a hunter tracking a rare tiger in the Tasmanian outback in <em>The Hunter</em>.
Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures

Dafoe plays a hunter tracking a rare tiger in the Tasmanian outback in The Hunter.