“Just think of it as the evolution of makeup,’ he told Grantland.

He also revealed that working on computer games was usually more fraught than working on films.

‘Usually the video-game guys are more secretive than the movie guys,’ he said.

Langdon’s first motion capture job was for a game called Resident Evil: Code Veronica for the now-defunct Sega system Dreamcast.

To capture his moves, a system called magnetic capture was used.

Performers wore a suit covered with receivers that were connected by wire to a central transmitter, which created data by measuring the distance between it and the receivers. The transmitter was basically a giant radio, blasting powerful frequencies to everyone in range.”

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