Upcoming Sci-Fi Film has Cast the First Ever AI Robot Lead Actor

Upcoming Sci-Fi Film has Cast the First Ever AI Robot Lead Actor

Erica was originally meant to debut in a different film directed by Tony Kaye, the filmmaker behind American History X.

The robot Erica got the lead role in the sci-Fi film with a budget of $ 70 million.

Besides creating Erica, Ishiguro and Ogawa are responsible for teaching the robot how to act, apparently "applying the principles of method acting to artificial intelligence". The $70 million science fiction film is being developed by Bondit Capital Media, who have been responsible for the likes of Oscar-nominated movie "Loving Vincent", which itself was rather experimental fusing a fully-painted world into the storytelling of Vincent van Gogh. But he discovers dangers associated with a program he created and helps the AI woman escape from the lab before it is destroyed by other parties.

The announcement comes during a time when most television and movie productions are shut down or put on hold due to safety concerns around the coronavirus.

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Erica will be headlining the movie based on a story by visual effects supervisor Eric Pham, Tarek Zohdy and Sam Khoze.

B , produced together by Bondit Capital Media, Happy Moon Production and Ten Ten Global Media, will revolve around the research work of one scientist who, after discovering the dangers inherent in his attempt to flawless human DNA, will try to let the robot he created escape. The producer also noted that they "simulated" the robot's emotions and created everything from scratch, so she could play the role.

As the focal point of the movie, Erica could be CGI, but the screenwriters and producers say that the robot exists in real life. However, despite lacking a director, the creators have filmed some of Erica's scenes in Japan. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film will be the first to feature a leading AI actor. The hope is to film the rest in Europe in June 2021.

The crew had to "restorative their intentions and feelings through a single session" that "would control the rhythm of their movements, their Speech through emotions and train the development of the character was".

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