This isn’t the first deepfake of The Office, and chances are it won’t be the last — but it is an undeniably seamless (and, thus, fairly disturbing), effort.
The clip above was posted by YouTuber Jesse Richards, whose channel appears to be largely dedicated to Office deepfakes. It shows Michael Scott (Steve Carell) monologuing at the camera before his face starts shifting into those of Dunder Mifflin’s other main players.
Despite the legitimate concerns surrounding deepfakes, this is one of those times when the powers of the technology have been used for fun. Oh, and if actors being superimposed onto other actors is your jam, there’s plenty more where that came from. Read more…
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