Underscoring the growing debate about ownership of ones likeness in the age of AI and Deepfakes, Tom Graham, CEO of generative AI tech firm Metaphysic — the company known for popularizing a deepfake TikTok account spoofing Tom Cruise — has submitted for copyright registration his AI likeness with the U.S. Copyright Office. He seeks to demonstrate […]
Roku Orders ‘WWE: Recruits’ Docuseries With John Cena Producing
The WWE is expanding to another platform. The sports entertainment company, which on April 3 unveiled plans to merge with Endeavor’s UFC, is producing a new docuseries called WWE: Recruits for The Roku Channel, with WWE legend John Cena set to produce and appear in the eight-episode series. WWE: Recruits will follow a group of […]
Kentucky man sues Netflix for ‘misusing’ his picture in true crime documentary; details inside
“I suffered reputational harm, stress, and anxiety because of the constant fear of losing future employment or relationships because of people believing he is dangerous or untrustworthy,” he added in the complaint.
Cannes: A24 Closes Worldwide Deals for Jonathan Glazer’s ‘The Zone of Interest’
A24 has closed deals across Europe and Japan for Jonathan Glazer’s bracing, critically-acclaimed Holocaust drama The Zone of Interest. Distributors across Europe have boarded the drama, adapted from a novel by the late British writer Martin Amis, which follows the commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss (played by Christian Friedel) and his wife Hedwig (Toni Erdmann […]