Tom Hanks says he will be directing Hollywood blockbusters long after he dies.
Most successful Hollywood actors plan to continue making films until they die. But actor Tom Hanks– a two-time Oscar winner and four-time Golden Globe winner – says that won’t stop him, and he will continue his acting careereven after his death.
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During an interview in an episode of Adam Buxton’s podcast, THE toy story The actor dove headfirst into the bustling, exciting, terrifying and uncertain realm of artificial intelligence (AI), explaining that the concept isn’t exactly new.
“It always persisted,” Hanks said. “The first time we made a film where a huge amount of our own data was locked into a computer – literally what we looked like – was a film called The Polar Express.”
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“We saw this coming,” Hanks continued. “We saw that there would be this ability to take zeros and ones in a computer and turn them into a face and a character. Since then, that number has only increased by a billion, and we see it everywhere.
“I can tell you that there [are] discussions are underway at every guild, agency and law firm to determine the legal ramifications of my face and voice – and everyone else’s – being our intellectual property,” Hanks explained.
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“What is a real possibility right now, if I wanted it, [is] I could get together and present a series of seven films that I would star in and be 32 years old from now until the kingdom comes,” the actor explained to the podcast host.
“Anyone can now recreate themselves at any age, thanks to AI or deep fake technology,” Hanks continued. “I might get hit by a bus tomorrow and that’s it, but my performances can go on and on. Aside from the fact that it was made by AI or a deep fake, there’s nothing that will tell you that it’s not me and me alone, and it will have a certain degree of realistic quality.
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Tom Hanks will reunite with Robin Wright (Forrest Gump) for a new film with the director Robert Zemeckis title Here. The film, expected to debut in 2024, will be an adaptation of Richard McGuire’s comic book set in a singular room over several years. In the film, Hanks and Wright will be aged.
The film’s production company is teaming up with AI company Metaphysic, which will be responsible for making Hanks and Wright appear much younger than they actually are, thanks to a new tool called Metaphysic Live, which does not I don’t rely on visual effects or other work to achieve the desired look for the film.
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The only problem Tom Hanks seems to have with the use of AI is when it is used incorrectly or without permission. For example, on October 1, 2023, Hanks shared on social media:
Beware! There is a video promoting a dental plan with an AI version of me. I have nothing to do with it. –Tom Hanks.
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The explosion of AI use in 2023 confused many Disney fans with fake images of Disney and Pixar films for “upcoming feature films” that were completely fake, such as fake promos for films for “Slave” and “Kodi”.
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