“What he definitely did is that he gave us his consent (and a lot of materials) to make his Digital Twin,” the representative said. Deepcake’s website includes quotes it says are from Willis about the ad campaign. “I liked the precision of my character,” the site quotes Willis as saying. “It’s a great opportunity for me to go back in time. The neural network was trained on content of ‘Die Hard’ and ‘Fifth Element,’ so my character is similar to the images of that time.” “With the advent of the modern technology, I could communicate, work and participate in filming, even being on another continent. It’s a brand new and interesting experience for me, and I am grateful to our team,” the site quoted Willis as saying. In March, it was announced that Willis was no longer going to be acting because he was suffering from aphasia, a cognitive disease. This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
Russian firm Deepcake used an authorized deepfake of the Bruce Willis in the commercial for telecoms company Megafon. The company uses an artificial neural network to impose Willis’ image onto the face of a Russian actor pic.twitter.com/7bizoLsk2S— Reuters (@Reuters) September 22, 2021