For so long as there have been talks of an Uncharted film, there have been requires Nathan Fillion to play Nathan Drake. The actor’s sarcastic demeanor and bodily similarities make him a pure match for the character, and a deepfake video exhibits simply how simply he may settle into the function. After all, the know-how can also be downright unsettling.
Taking a scene from 2016’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s Finish, YouTube person Jarkan used deepfake know-how to switch Nathan Drake’s computer-generated face with Fillion’s. The voice stays the identical, and it is extraordinarily troublesome to inform the clip has been altered. No different characters had been modified for the deepfake.
After the scene is performed in full, you’ll be able to view a side-by-side comparability of the deepfake clip in comparison with the unique sport. Nathan Drake actually has a extra expressive mouth, however the resemblance is uncanny.
Fillion himself has expressed curiosity in taking part in Nathan Drake up to now, and even starred in a fan movie again in 2018. Although solely about 15 minutes, it confirmed his chops for the character and the way he may mix sarcasm with blockbuster motion.
The official Uncharted movie has been encountering manufacturing troubles for years, shedding six completely different administrators because it was introduced in 2008. As of now, the plan is for Tom Holland to star as a youthful Nathan Drake with Mark Wahlberg as his mentor Sully. It is scheduled to launch on July 16, 2021.