Kevin Rebello, the brother of a man who died when the Costa Concordia hit rocks in Italy and whose body has not been recovered, said he is hopeful his sibling's remains will finally be found when the ship is towed away.
Mr Rebello said it was important for his family to find the body of Russell Rebello, a waiter on the ship, "so that he gets a decent burial."
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Police chief says the video can now be release without 'adversely impacting' the investigation.
The news was announced on Instagram by director Spike Lee who described him as a "dear friend" and "a great actor".
In a statement the pair said they remained "great friends" and "will continue to support each other".