It’s been more than half a year since we saw the premiere and finale of the second season of The Mandalorian, where Lucasfilm and Disney surprised us with the surprise return of a young Luke Skywalker recreated through a deepfake thanks to the actor himself and the miracles of CGI technology. However, being a face so well known by the fans, this digitally remastered face was received under diverse (and in some cases harsh) criticism, even some of the most knowledgeable fans tried to fix the scene with some additional tools and programs.

The most curious thing is the impressive results of some of them that, like the one we show you in the video below, not only manage to impress not only us, but the film itself. In fact, this youtuber known as Shamook, will certainly not forget the day he made this enhanced deepfake, as it has meant a job offer to work with Lucasfilm in their upcoming projects, as the company has shared “so that they do not present disappointing facial and aging visual effects” for fans.

Although this has not been the only project that has earned him the attention of the Star Wars team, and is that previously also worked on other deepfake as the appearances of Tarkin and Leia in Rogue One, videos that although not show results as impressive as the latter, certainly demonstrate the great potential of the moviegoer.

So, the news of his hiring comes in the most curious way possible, via the comments section of another of his deepfake videos in which he replaced Christian Bale with Robert Pattinson as Batman in Christopher Nolan’s film, where Shamook wrote that he joined Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) a few months ago, under the position of “Senior Facial Capture Artist.”

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A studio representative said in a statement that “overthe past few years, ILM has been investing in both machine learning and artificial intelligence as a means to produce compelling visual effects work and it’s been great to see momentum in this space as the technology advances.”