‘The Shining’ Deepfake Goes Viral With Jim Carrey Starring as Jack Torrance — Watch

‘The Shining’ Deepfake Goes Viral With Jim Carrey Starring as Jack Torrance — Watch
Few actors can match Jack Nicholson’s manic rage, which is why it’s hard to imagine anyone else starring as Jack Torrance in Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” adaptation. The 1980 horror film gave Nicholson one of his most iconic roles, one that has now been reimagined with Jim Carrey using deepfake technology.

Videos referred to as “deepfakes” use an AI-generated algorithm that makes it possible to scan a celebrity’s face and upload it onto preexisting video content. In this case, Carrey has been seamlessly integrated into Kubrick’s “The Shining” to appear opposite Shelley Duvall in one of the film’s most famous scenes. Jim Carrey is one of few actors who can match Nicholson’s hysteria, so his face is right at home as Jack Torrance. “The Shining” deepfake, uploaded by the Ctrl Shift Face YouTube Account, has gone viral with nearly one million views since July
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