Will Smith wants to use technology to make a movie with the late Marlon Brando.
The 51-year-old actor was very impressed with the digital likeness created of his 23-year-old self for his new movie 'Gemini Man' and hopes the avatar can be used again on other projects, with his "dream" being a collaboration with the late 'Godfather' star, who died in 2004 aged 80.
He told Britain's OK! magazine: "It's pretty crazy to think that there's now a 23-year-old digital version of myself, an avatar that exists that I can use for other films.
"As the technology gets better and better, can a young Will Smith make a movie with a young Marlon Brando? That's what I'm thinking."
But Will admitted seeing his technologically-generated replica for the first time was "a little bit creepy".
He said: "My heart jumped the first time I saw that imagery.
"It's really chilling and weird to see your digital reincarnation tin that way."
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The 'Men in Black' star has always been thankful for his vivid imagination because it's provided him with escapism when times got tough.
He said: "There have been a couple of really critical times in my life where I lost the joy.
"I've always loved life and living.
"But during my childhood, there were a couple of traumatic events where I learned how to escape into my imagination.
"Luckily, I've always had that skill.
"No matter what was going on in my life and in the world, I could disappear into my imagination.
"I could make a beautiful place that blocked out whatever was happening in the world. That's been a gift."