For all of the Rock's fans, the results are pretty startling:
The interesting thing is that they didn't use a fat suit, like they usually do for these movies, and which usually look pretty bad. They actually used CGI and motion capture to create a younger digital version of Johnson's head, and pasted it onto the body of overweight viral Polynesian dancer Sione Kelepi to create the effect. I'm always fascinated by how computer graphics have replaced makeup and costumes. Here's a great little breakdown of how they did it, presented by Wired.
What do you think of the effect? Should they have just used a fat suit or was it worth the effort?
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