We’re used to seeing famous actors’ faces implanted into footage of movies via the problematic power of the deepfake. But what about famous actors’ faces implanted into footage of video games?
That’s exactly what one deepfake creator, who goes by the name Jarkan has done, importing Nathan Fillion’s face into Uncharted 4 and replacing poor Nathan Drake’s virtual chops in the process.
For the uninitiated, deepfake software lets users swap out one person’s face for another with the help of artificial intelligence and machine learning. It’s arrival has been met with a good deal of concern, particularly around fraud and ethical issues.