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#1428203
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Deepfake Ideas - Index and Discussion
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DylanB18 said:

EddieDean said:

  • Return of the Jedi:
    • Sebastian Shaw unmasked Vader into Hayden Christensen

This deepfake is on youtube: https://youtu.be/cbrzXdiuxi4 , i think it looks awsome!
i also like the fact that they changed the voice to match haydens.

Stuff like this is truly exciting! I know to some this stuff is blasphemous, but I can’t wait to these truly implemented in a believable way. Hayden as Vader and Ewen as Alec in the OT is just perfect.

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#1395528
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<strong>The Mandalorian</strong> - a general discussion thread - * <em><strong>SPOILERS</strong></em> *
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StarkillerAG said:

Quattro Bajeena said:

StarkillerAG said:
It’s just a somewhat blurry deepfake, nothing horrible.

Sorry, but even if deepfake (or whatever the technique used for the show is called) is fine for funny videos on YouTube, I expect something better from a streaming/television show or movie.

They should have used a different actor without any CGI nonsense. It was bad in Rogue One, and even worse in Mandalorian.

Well, I would personally disagree. I think the deepfake looked much better than the typical “funny videos on YouTube,” and I think it was the best option for the scene. Luke needs to be instantly recognizable as Luke, especially when the dialogue doesn’t even mention his name. If they recast, I’m sure a lot of people would walk away with the impression that he was just some random Jedi, which is probably not the impression the creators would want.

I agree. While I’m fine with the Sebastian Stan recast, I’d still want to see it touched up with a deepfake to look exactly like Mark Hamill. It’s the same problem I have with Solo. Harrison Ford is who registers as Han Solo for me, so when I see the new actor, it completely sucks me out of the movie.

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#1394499
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The Mandalorian Episode 2: Search for the Jedi (Released - RT 2h 29mins)
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smudger9 said:

Great scene, but that has no part in my plan here. I doubt it’ll even make the cut in my Boba series movie!

Also probably the best idea. Could help explain what Boba was doing on Tatoonie for the last 5 years. We see that he’s been running Jabba’s Palace this whole time after his death.

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#1392958
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The Mandalorian Episode 2: Search for the Jedi (Released - RT 2h 29mins)
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JakeRyan17 said:

To me, just pretend the Mon Cala actually repair it. He can pay for the repair and then cut to him flying in space all shiny and new, then cut to the repairman contacting Gideon.

The Siege doesn’t have any real character development, whereas Chapter 15 has a big sacrificial moment for him. It may feel like a “side quest”, but he’s giving up his cultural values to save Grogu. That’s huge, and very important to the main story.

This. I agree that The Siege is way less important than Chapter 15. The Siege is way more of a side quest that’s un-needed.

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#1390995
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Unpopular Opinion Thread
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I don’t mind most of the special edition changes to the OT. Things like changing Boba Fetts voice to Morrisons for example. I’m all for continuity with the PT and OT.

Not a huge fan of Ashoka. Hear me out on this one. It’s not so much her character. But more to do with how important she feels in the grand scheme of the PT, while never being mentioned a single time in the PT. She just has the shoe-horned in appeal that I can never quite shake.

The Sequel trilogy is terrible. So terrible they aren’t even fan-edit fixable. But this isn’t really a controversial opinion, at least in some areas of the fandom.

ROTJ is my all time favorite Star Wars movie.

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#1383345
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The Mandalorian: A Vergence in the Force (RT 2h 27mins) (Version 2 in Progress)
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AbramPT said:

Finally finished watching this edit after having kept up with your progressive workprints back when you started this whole thing. What a wonderful way to watch Season 1! I may be in the minority here, but certain aspects of Season 1 (specifically episodes 4-6) were either painful to get through or just didn’t add anything to the story. Fortunately, your edit fixes most of that!

As far as feedback goes, most of the editing was seamless. Yes, the introduction of the mudhorn is a little rough, but it doesn’t look like anyone has any better ideas of how to pull that off.
Random thoughts:

  • Maybe the Trandoshan fight could be cut? I feel like that chunk of the movie has too many action pieces strung together as cool as that moment may be. We also already have enough examples of other bounty hunters trying to capture the child so it wouldn’t mess with anything.
  • Some moments in episode 4 are super cringey but I understand that the 2nd act is crucial to the story. Is there any dialogue/jokes that could be trimmed to make it more bearable? And for what it’s worth, I’m also a huge advocate for trying to pull off Neverar’s idea of Mando receiving the transmission before he leaves the planet a la some vfx magic.
  • One final thought is that Kuiil’s death happens a little too quickly for my taste. If I remember correctly, it’s drawn out slightly more in the original cut. Perhaps you could still show the stormtroopers capturing the child and flying away, and while the camera pans over Kuiil’s corpse (RIP) you could add some audio of IG-11 emerging from the ship to pursue the imps!

Sorry, this is a long post for something you may very well be content with and don’t want to alter any further. Regardless, thanks for your work on this and I’ll definitely be following your Season 2 thread closely!

I completely agree about the Kuiil death scene. That was my okay gripe with the edit. It jumps way too fast from the scene.

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#1383295
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The Mandalorian: A Vergence in the Force (RT 2h 27mins) (Version 2 in Progress)
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szopman said:

WitchDR said:

smudger9 said:

szopman said:

I got tempted and watched the 2x01 😇

I am already wondering how you Will deal with the second season, there maybe more stuff that are more important, necessary and on bigger Scale than in the s01. You May end up with two Episodes this Time 😀

Whatever happens, please, dont cut the first sequence of the episode, cause its brilliant 😀

I’m pretty sure I will need 2 episodes this season. Unfortunately the first scene is already on my cut list. 😃

I’m assuming maybe you will try to blend 1x05 with the first episode of this season? I think you could maybe start the second movie off with them in the middle of hunting down Fennec Shand?

At this point, i dont think mentioning 1x5 even makes sense.

You could easily have the crawl explain how Dyn has found out about their being a Mando on Tatoonie. Then maybe start the movie with him landing and meeting the mechanic (unless you remove the scene of her recognizing Baby Yoda.)

It will be hard but from what I’ve seen Smugder do, I’m sure he’ll find a way to make it work.

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#1383266
Topic
The Mandalorian: A Vergence in the Force (RT 2h 27mins) (Version 2 in Progress)
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smudger9 said:

szopman said:

I got tempted and watched the 2x01 😇

I am already wondering how you Will deal with the second season, there maybe more stuff that are more important, necessary and on bigger Scale than in the s01. You May end up with two Episodes this Time 😀

Whatever happens, please, dont cut the first sequence of the episode, cause its brilliant 😀

I’m pretty sure I will need 2 episodes this season. Unfortunately the first scene is already on my cut list. 😃

I’m assuming maybe you will try to blend 1x05 with the first episode of this season? I think you could maybe start the second movie off with them in the middle of hunting down Fennec Shand?