Friday, June 9, 2023

Tom Hanks talks about the hidden danger AI can pose to actors

The breakdown of AI raises doubts and concerns for many levels of society, and includes such great Hollywood actors as Tom Hanks, who in an interview was quick to consider its potential as well as other tools currently in vogue.

This was in a conversation with The Adam Buxton Podcast, which was picked up by CNN, where the Oscar-winning actor, star of the acclaimed Forrest Gump or Saving Private Ryan, no doubt looks to a future where he will continue to act posthumously. will continue. , “It’s a real possibility right now. If I wanted to, I could get together today and propose a series of seven films that I would star in, in which I would be 32 from now until the end,” he said. Said. ,

“Now anyone can recreate themselves at any age, thanks to AI or deepfake technology (…) I can get hit by a bus tomorrow and that’s it, nothing will happen. My performance is more than a realization. Can go on and on.” This is created by Artificial Intelligence or ‘Deepfake’, there will be nothing to tell you it’s not me.”

We already have cases, although limited to moments. The much-commented appearance of Peter Kushin, who died nearly 30 years ago, in the “resurrection” of Paul Walker in the acclaimed Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, or Fast and Furious, which opens its tenth installment tomorrow. Will we ever bring dead actors back to star in entire movies?

“It’s always been there. The first time we made a movie that stored a lot of our own data on computers — literally our look — was in a movie called The Polar Express. We saw it coming, we knew it was was going to exist. The ability to take zeros and ones inside a computer and turn them into a face and a character. It’s multiplied a billion times since then and we see it everywhere.”

The question is, will viewers notice? would they care? “There are people who won’t care, who graphically won’t,” Hanks says, recalling that today they are looking at the legal ramifications of owning their face and voice and everyone else’s face and voice.

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