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highplainsdem

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Mon Nov 13, 2023, 01:59 PM Nov 2023

Would you pay to watch an AI-generated film with only AI replicas of real actors? [View all]

Let's assume generative AI has been perfected so that the AI replicas do look exactly like the real actors (though maybe younger, in better shape, etc.). There are no glaring AI flaws. And the actors have all given their consent for their AI replicas to be used this way, and they've been paid well for it.

Would you watch it, knowing the "actors" you're seeing are only AI replicas delivering lines with no awareness of what they're saying?

I'm asking because it looks as though this is the direction the studios and streamers hope to be able to go.


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I would get my computer to watch it and write me a summary using AI. NCIndie Nov 2023 #1
But would you pay for your computer to watch it? The studios and streamers want to make money using AI highplainsdem Nov 2023 #2
I won't pay for a theater ticket for my computer. But ... NCIndie Nov 2023 #5
Okay. I might do the same. Well, if I ever decide to let AI on my computer and let it highplainsdem Nov 2023 #8
All my replies to this thread were AI generated. NCIndie Nov 2023 #12
IF that's true, why would you let a bot write for you? It would be more highplainsdem Nov 2023 #36
sigh. NCIndie Nov 2023 #38
Good. I never know these days. Just had a friend elsewhere ask me about highplainsdem Nov 2023 #40
Won't pay for Anime Attilatheblond Nov 2023 #3
Agree completely about CGI critters being okay, since those won't put real actors out of work. highplainsdem Nov 2023 #9
Batman vs James Bond Cartoonist Nov 2023 #4
If it told a good story n/t leftstreet Nov 2023 #6
Yea, I would pay with AI genrated dollars. Chainfire Nov 2023 #7
Came to post this. Thanks! Probatim Nov 2023 #34
Will they cost less than movies with real actors? redqueen Nov 2023 #10
Yes, my guess is entertainment media will race towards zero Amishman Nov 2023 #13
I have no idea. The current SAG-AFTRA agreement, which I've posted about in both LBN and here in GD, highplainsdem Nov 2023 #14
Other - probably not. But who knows what very unique exception might arise. electric_blue68 Nov 2023 #11
The use of AI replicas of deceased actors concerns me, too. Don't know if you saw this highplainsdem Nov 2023 #16
Ty I just read the articles/posts... electric_blue68 Nov 2023 #25
Absolutely not. There are decades worth EllieBC Nov 2023 #15
+1,000,000 highplainsdem Nov 2023 #37
If it's entertaining to watch and telling a good story, I don't see why not. Jedi Guy Nov 2023 #17
Have never been a fan of video games. Or puppet shows, which AI-generated films with AI replicas of actors highplainsdem Nov 2023 #24
Well, I suspect this is where the industry is going. Jedi Guy Nov 2023 #27
Did you pay to see the latest Indiana Jones film? tinrobot Nov 2023 #18
Haven't seen it yet. But my understanding is that Harrison Ford was really doing the acting there, and then a team highplainsdem Nov 2023 #19
Yes, the studios want rights to the likeness of a celebrity tinrobot Nov 2023 #35
The bottom line issue as far as this poll is concerned is whether audiences highplainsdem Nov 2023 #39
Since many already have paid for "puppet" movies, the answer seems obvious. tinrobot Nov 2023 #44
If its a good film, sure, why not? SYFROYH Nov 2023 #20
Because it would be an AI-replica puppet show, and not a film with real acting. highplainsdem Nov 2023 #22
Who doesn't like a good puppet show? SYFROYH Nov 2023 #46
Avatar is mostly AI generated FakeNoose Nov 2023 #21
That's basically CGI, and there were real actors doing the acting, wearing headgear to catch facial movements. highplainsdem Nov 2023 #23
Btw do you think all producers are that greedy? i mean there are actors who are producers, too. electric_blue68 Nov 2023 #26
Will it be a comedy, western or porn? Emile Nov 2023 #28
I have used AI - It's not the same. qwlauren35 Nov 2023 #29
The idea of a new movie starring Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe and Cary Grant would be interesting Clash City Rocker Nov 2023 #30
No matter how realistic it looks, though, it will still be essentially a puppet show, with those legendary actors turned highplainsdem Nov 2023 #33
If the actors were ok with it? Maybe. Elessar Zappa Nov 2023 #31
Absolutely not. NewHendoLib Nov 2023 #32
Curmudgeons of the world, unite! highplainsdem Nov 2023 #41
If the people that provided the images are compensating then yes JanMichael Nov 2023 #42
I don't watch CGI. I don't even watch cartoons. usonian Nov 2023 #43
Yes, if we can get more Stan Lee cameos in Marvel flicks. Liberal In Texas Nov 2023 #45
Yes, if I can pay with NFTs.. Permanut Nov 2023 #47
An entire film? No. But... GoCubsGo Nov 2023 #48
It might be interesting. But I'd only buy the tickets with AI-generated dollars Bucky Nov 2023 #49
No Arthur_Frain Nov 2023 #50
every now and then I watch a comedy film, but I am basically a nerd peacebuzzard Nov 2023 #51
Entirely AI? Probably not. BlueTsunami2018 Nov 2023 #52
Replica of a real actor? NO. WarGamer Nov 2023 #53
I don't think a generation raised on video games is going to care Sympthsical Nov 2023 #54
No.nt jfz9580m Feb 18 #55
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