What this means is that the actor won’t be digitally inserted into any films or adverts, such as what happened with the Audrey Hepburn Galaxy ad, until a pre-agreed date. It’s believed to be a new form of privacy contract based on the availability of new technologies, which Williams and his lawyers were clearly aware of and one which might affect future usage of deceased celebrities.You can read the entire article here.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Article: Robin Williams restricted use of his image for 25 years after his death
With the ability of people's images to be used after their death in ways that they may not desire, Robin Williams' will may be the start of a trend to combat that. According to the Guardian article: