‘House of the Dragon’ Deepfake Turns Emilia Clarke Into Rhaenyra Targaryen

Deepfakes aren’t at all times put to essentially the most admirable makes use of, however they do have their leisure worth. If Home of the Dragon stirred up fond recollections of Sport of Thrones, particularly Emilia Clarke’s Daenerys Targaryen, a brand new deepfake will add to the nostalgia.

Stryder HD, a YouTube channel prolific in creating movie and TV deepfakes, revealed a Home of the Dragon video on the finish of August. It replaces Milly Alcock — who performs the younger model of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen — with Clarke in scenes from episode 1 of the Sport of Thrones prequel collection. Try the deepfake under.

The YouTube channel additionally revealed a more moderen deepfake, inserting Clarke into episode 4. The standard seems even higher.

Clarke performed Daenerys, one of many final surviving members of Home Targaryen, in Sport of Thrones for eight seasons of the HBO present.

Set about 200 years earlier than the occasions of Sport of Thrones, HBO’s Home of the Dragon chronicles the turmoil inside Home Targaryen over whether or not a lady ought to ascend the throne.

Coming into the mainstream in 2019, deepfake know-how makes use of synthetic intelligence to make it look as if an individual is doing or saying one thing they don’t seem to be. Apart from leisure functions, deepfakes are more and more being utilized in cyberattacks, in accordance with a report launched in August.

New episodes of Home of the Dragon air on HBO on Sundays.

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