Fans have been waiting quite some time to see the premiere of Secret Invasion. The all-new Disney Plus series finally brought the Skrull invasion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Unfortunately, fans were quite upset with Disney for having used artwork created by AI to produce the Secret Invasion opening credits.
Obviously AI has become a major concern in just such a short time. It’s even one of the reasons for the ongoing WGA strike. Nevertheless, Disney was confident enough to use AI artwork in Secret Invasion, and now social media users are speaking their mind.
Here are some of the complaints that have surfaced on Twitter for Disney’s use of AI art in Secret Invasion:
Of course, artificial intelligence is a technology that’s likely here to stay, and we’ll only continue to see its uses in mainstream media. One can only hope that there are checks and balances put into place to keep it from over-saturating the industry. Especially when it comes to Marvel – a brand that’s literally built on the illustrations of creative artists – there shouldn’t really be a need to rely on computers for their artwork.
As always, though, we’ll just have to wait and see what happens. It’s reasons like this that the WGA are attempting to negotiate with studios, after all, so we’ll likely have more updates in the future.
The cast of Secret Invasion includes Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. Ben Mendelsohn plays the Skrull character Talos. Cobie Smulders reprises their role as Maria Hill. Martin Freeman portrays Everett K. Ross while Don Cheadle plays James “Rhodey” Rhodes aka War Machine. The cast for the show also includes Kingsley Ben-Adir, Olivia Colman, Emilia Clarke, Killian Scott, Christopher McDonald, and Carmen Ejogo.
Secret Invasion is currently available to stream via Disney Plus. Stay tuned to ScreenGeek for any additional Marvel or Secret Invasion updates as we have them.