The trailers were apparently made as far as possible back in 2019, but were just barely released on Kvinge’s Instagram account recently. There is definitely a lot going on in the production, and as is to be expected with this sort of execution capture, it’s something that takes viewers into the possibilities of deepfake technology such that couple of might have anticipated. Once more, this is one of the most exciting prospects of the technology – the ability to pull off strange new pairings of stars in considerably stranger scenarios. In that sense, it opens entirely different creative worlds, which are truly just limited by lawful barriers – the likes of which are wisely safeguarded against through disclaimer at the start of the above video.
On the more practical side of things, there’s a major contrast between making brief trailers and distributing them through social media and utilizing execution capture for something considerably more significant or bigger in scale. But perhaps having the option to experiment like this is exactly what the entertainment industry needs at this point. A typical complaint from film audiences is that creativity is in short supply in numerous cutting edge productions. Videos like Kvinge’s will probably never result in a heist film that stars Obama, Cyrus and McKellan, but the sheer insanity of it ultimately has the power to inspire creatives to think, “What if?”
The latest venture into the unusual universe of deepfakery comes courtesy of actor, writer and entertainer Katia Kvinge’s Instagram account. The trailer (which Kvinge refers to as a pilot on her account) starts off simple enough with actors assuming the parts of outfitted thieves getting ready for a heist of some sort. But things rapidly go off the rails as the three stars transform into Miley Cyrus, Barrack Obama and Ian McKellan before viewers’ eyes. What follows next needs to be seen to be accepted before the entire production segues into an exceptionally particular trailer for an Olivia Coleman film called My Favorite Places to Sit. Look at it completely beneath:
A recently released deepfake trailer shows Barrack Obama, Miley Cyrus, and Ian McKellan working together for a heist that goes terribly off-base. In recent years, deepfake technology has gone to a wide variety of strange and at times outright dreadful places, furnishing viewers with the opportunity to see what some of their favorite films would look like had they been cast differently and in any event, managing the cost of vocation opportunities for deepfake artists who gain viral distinction.