Ever dream of having Nicolas Cage cast in the lead role of your favorite movies, like we do? Well, your wish has been granted thanks to artificial intelligence.
A user on Reddit has utilized computer deep learning technologies to take a bunch of photos of a celebrity's face and use those photos to build a palette that can effectively superimpose that face onto another actor. The results range from comical to nearly disturbing accuracy.
The algorithm was originally intended to make it look like famous actresses were acting in pornographic movies. But the next logical step after that was obviously adding Nic Cage to every great movie.
Cage finally gets a role in a Superman movie:
Cage as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark:
Cage as the T-1000 in Terminator 2: