Marvel Used AI to Generate the Intro Sequence to Its New Show, Angering Fans

Thick-Skrulled Pretty much anytime entertainment and AI intersect is an internet controversy waiting to happen. Case in point, Marvel’s new TV miniseries called “Secret Invasion,” a show about a shapeshifting race of “Skrulls” that are covertly taking over the planet. Much like how the Skrulls impersonate real humans, this latest Marvel project has been caught impersonating human art, after the show’s director bragged that its woozy-looking opening credits sequence, designed by Method Studios, was made using AI. Undoubtedly, the revelation immediately raises the question of whether animators were snubbed as a result. “When we reached out to the AI vendors, that was part of it — it just came right out of the shape-shifting, Skrull world identity, you know? Who did this? Who is this?” Ali Selim, who is also the show’s executive producer, told Polygon on Wednesday, admitting that he didn’t “really understand” how the technology works. “We would talk to them about ideas and themes and words, and then the computer would go off and do something,” he described. “And then we could change it a little bit by using words, and it would change.” The opening credits of ‘SECRET INVASION’ are made by A.I. (Source: — DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) June 21, 2023 Poorly Received Those with a keen enough eye probably didn’t need the director’s confirmation to suspect that the intro sequence was AI-generated. It’s got all the obvious hallmarks: slow-mo animations replete with ambiguities and random distortions that only vaguely resemble faces. But with Selim letting…Marvel Used AI to Generate the Intro Sequence to Its New Show, Angering Fans

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