Mix and match movies

I wonder whether technology will ever get to the point where we can watch our favorite movie with our favorite actor even though nobody ever made that movie with that actor before we thought of it.

Below the surface, there would need to be plenty of machine learning and lots of other advanced technologies. There would also need to be other kinds of artificial intelligence, perhaps more advanced than anything available today, because human choices in acting are not readily amenable to algorithmic solutions.

But if we get through all that and we end up with being able to dial in our own cast for our favorite movies, I wonder how it will be received. Will people see it as a valid new medium, will it replace the conventional approach, or will it be rejected out of hand?

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