Hollywood continues calling everyday Americans “racist” for refusing to lap up the “reimagined” characters and other garbage it keeps serving up. And in the spirit of embracing the conflict it demands to have, it’s time again to use AI-generated art to reimagine The Little Mermaid and other characters that Hollywood has reimagined. And hopefully the reimagining done today will infuriate Our Moral Superiors more than ever.
THE LITTLE MERMAID
Disney’s forthcoming live-action The Little Mermaid is one of the sources of Hollywood’s latest attack on Americans. Or, rather, Americans’ dislike of the latest reimagined Disney Product is the reason why Hollywood is currently attacking Americans. And since this is the case, the first reimagination of a reimagined character is Ariel.
On the left is what Hollywood wants everyone to accept as Ariel. And on the right is the Gabby AI-art-generated version of her. She looks like a full-grown woman in the AI art, which is older than she should appear according to the original Hans Christian Andersen tale. Still, it’s clear that she’s much closer to what Andersen had in mind than Woke Ariel.
The far-left Disney recently remade Pinocchio with the far-left Tom Hanks as Geppetto and a CGI character as the star of the film. The movie didn’t do well. Audiences weren’t keen on changes to the plot, and the story overall felt flat. And as for the filmmakers’ depiction of the Blue Fairy? Yikes.
Enter Gabby’s version of her. It’s noticeably different than the Blue Fairy in the classic Disney-animated Pinocchio from 1940. But the blue hair actually brings her closer to the original tale. That’s right, before blue hair SJWs were a thing, The Fairy with Turquoise Hair helped guide a wooden puppet into becoming a real boy.
Disney is scheduled to release yet another race-swapped remake of an animated classic with Snow White in 2024. This one will star far-left actress Rachel Zegler, who’s expressed her thoughts on a variety of issues. There aren’t any official photos of Zegler as Snow White yet, but she has mentioned that she’ll bring a “modern edge” to the character.
So is there any chance that Zegler’s Snow White will be better than the high-quality version that Gab’s AI can generate? Possibly. At least when it comes to how Snow White looks. But will the film be any good? Of course not. Hollywood no longer is capable of producing quality works. Hollywood despises normal Americans and its products reflect that.
Tarzan’s last live-action theatrical outing was in 2016. The physical look of the character was fine. But as one IMDB reviewer put it, the movie features characters that “are starkly one-dimensional—dumb, fascist colonial, bullying white people vs brave, defending-their-land natives.” Future versions aren’t going to be any better, with Sony Pictures “seeking to do a ‘total reinvention’ of the character and intellectual property.”
What will that “total reinvention” look like? Will Tarzan be transgender? Will he be a woman (an actual woman)? Or will he go the way of the MCU and become a secondary character in his own movie, with a pants-wearing Jane taking charge and leading an army of Diverse People against white villains? Would audiences rather see that Tarzan or a film based on the Gabby-generated version of him?
CONAN THE BARBARIAN
Conan the Barbarian last had a live-action film in 2011. Jason Momoa starred in it. And while he arguably fit the role quite well, the movie itself bombed. There were some preliminary plans for a Conan streaming series on Prime Video. But that never came to fruition, with rumors swirling that the “toxic masculinity” of the character played a part in why it fell through.
Netflix is supposedly developing a Conan series now, but it’s been a bit since any substantial info about that has hit the news. Is it still moving forward? Who knows? And if it is, will Conan’s toxic masculinity survive intact? Which would audiences rather see: something like the AI-generated version of Conan, or a Barbarian who is more in touch with his emotions?
The entertainment industry has been woke-ifying the legend of Robin Hood for decades. In fact, when some people think of the “good ol’ days” of the 1990s (really), they might long for Kevin Costner’s Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. But that was actually woke, so much so that even The New York Times called it “a big, long, joyless reconstruction of the Robin Hood legend that comes out firmly for civil rights, feminism, religious freedom and economic opportunity for all.”
So news that a series with a “black female ‘Gen Zer” as Robin Hood is on the horizon should surprise no one. Hard to think there will be a huge audience for that. Regardless, The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) and The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952) remain the gold standard of Robin Hood movies. But if the legend has to be remade? Robin Hood should bear somewhat of a resemblance to the AI-generated art.
TINKER BELL AND LARA CROFT REVISITED
In the previous post here at Bounding into Comics (see the above link), Gabby-generated art turned out some great versions of Tinker Bell in illustrated form. But now we have a photorealistic version. The feathers need to go and there are other issues with the costume. But it’s still closer to how the fairy should look than what Disney is offering in its forthcoming live-action Peter Pan & Wendy.
And Gabby previously struggled with accurate depictions of Lara Croft. But with some careful changes to the input prompt, it finally made the leap across the uncanny valley and landed solidly on the side of reality. Sure, the AI version might be a tad too young and have one too many ponytails, but it’s better than the current official version of the character.
Hollywood will continue calling fans “racist” for rejecting its reimagined characters and other garbage. It simply loathes America and can never be reformed. Might as well make the most of it by having fun through pushing back against it.