A YouTuber has released a deepfake version of the Spider-Man: Far from Home trailer in which Tom Holland is replaced with former Spider-Man actor Tobey Maguire.
The video, uploaded this week by YouTuber Aldo Jones, has already received more than half a million views and is freaking out Spider-Man fans in the process.
Users on Twitter were both amused and horrified seeing Hollands role overtaken by the 2002-era Peter Parker.
I HATE IT BUT I ALSO LOVE IT. https://t.co/o8bGkl0pbf
— Jamie D Slough (@JayDSlough) August 30, 2019
Why is this so great https://t.co/CO9ztXADb9
— Quinn_terentino (@QTerentino) August 30, 2019
holy shit I love technology https://t.co/QPo7x9wnKu
— Kristen Lanae (@kristenlanae) August 29, 2019
Developed using artificial intelligence, the deepfake video is giving fans of the web-slinger a much-needed laugh following the recent departure of Tom Hollands Spider-Man from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Fans are dealing with the tragic loss in different ways. While some are creating deepfakes to pay homage, others are setting up memorials. In fact, amakeshift memorial for Spider-Man was seenoutside of Disneys D23 Expo in California earlier this week.
SOMEONE LEFT A SPIDER-MAN MEMORIAL OUTSIDE OF D23 IM YELLING pic.twitter.com/kgXYHFg6aL