The creators of South Park have launched a weekly satire collection referred to as Sassy Justice – test it out under.
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Matt Stone and Trey Parker joined forces with Peter Serafinowicz (Guardians Of The Galaxy, Shaun Of The Lifeless) for the brand new undertaking.
Its first instalment landed on YouTube yesterday (October 26) and options deepfakes of Donald and Ivanka Trump, the president’s senior advisor Jared Kushner, Fb boss Mark Zuckerberg and Michael Caine.
“Fred Sassy is an American Consumer Advocate and reporter for the Cheyenne news at 9, a local TV station in Cheyenne, Wyoming,” an official description reads. “On his weekly present, Sassy Justice, Fred goes to battle for the frequent man in his hometown.
— South Park (@SouthPark) October 27, 2020
“This week, he’s uncovering the dangers behind manipulated videos that are increasingly popping up on the internet.”
Deepfakes make use of synthetic intelligence software program to mix and superimpose current photographs and movies of an individual to make it seem that they’ve stated or completed one thing they haven’t.
“The times they are a-changing,” a voiceover states at the beginning of the 15-minute episode. “Scammers are finding new ways to take advantage of you, the consumer. Now, with a technology called deep fake, you can get screwed over and lied to in ways never before possible.”
One viewer within the feedback part wrote: “So this is what Matt Stone and Trey Parker have been up to this year.” One other added: “This is how you do satire in 2020.”
Final month, South Park launched its 24th season with an hour-long coronavirus particular titled ‘The Pandemic Special’, with show-runners Trey Parker and Matt Stone returning as soon as extra.