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‘AGT’ Finalist Metaphysic Will Use AI to De-age Tom Hanks, Robin Wright

Terry Crews with Metaphysic on 'America's Got Talent'Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC

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There is no denying that the multimedia act from season 17 of America’s Got Talent can do wonders with altering facial appearance using state-of-the-art technology. The group recently revealed that they have made a partnership with Creative Artists Agency to work on an upcoming movie.


Metaphysic Will Be Responsible For De-Aging Two A-List Celebrities

With the use of a new generative AI-driven tool called Metaphysic Live, the AGT alums have taken the role of de-aging celebrities. Forrest Gump stars Tom Hanks and Robin Wright along with other cast members’ appearances will be virtually altered for an upcoming film.

The upcoming film titled Here, is an adaptation of Richard McGuire’s graphic novel taking place in a room full of inhabitants. The film is directed by Robert Zemeckis, who have plans for the Metaphysic Live technology to be used extensively throughout the film.

“With Here, the film simply wouldn’t work without our actors seamlessly transforming into younger versions of themselves,” Zemerickis said. “Metaphysic’s AI tools do exactly that, in ways that were previously impossible.”


Metaphysic will be changing the actors’ looks by turning them into younger versions of themselves in real-time while filming. The co-founder of Metaphysic Chris Ume will serve as the AI supervisor, while chief innovation officer Jo Plaete will serve as Metaphysic VFX supervisor. The highly awaited film has chosen Metaphysic as the sole AI supplier, a testament to its technical and creative quality.

Metaphysic Captured World Wide Attention on AGT in 2022

On AGT 2022, Metaphysic made history by bringing hyperreal generative AI material to a national television audience. The team employed AI to develop photorealistic avatars of AGT judge Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Sofia Vergara, and even the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley.

Metaphysic is currently working in the “deep fake” industry where they use artificial intelligence to produce fake replicas of famous people and other people. The goal of Metaphysic’s synthetic media is to establish new connections between influencers and their audiences through the use of altered imagery that are highly entertaining, and hyper-realistic.


The performances gained international acclaim, including leaders in the entertainment business such as CAA and the Los Angeles-based film and television company Miramax. They consequently gained attention from the film industry’s big companies has led them to get a role as the AI handler for the film Here.

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