Stephen Fry’s ‘Harry Potter’ AI Discovery Is a Warning for Hollywood

In alarmingly prevalent and topical news, Stephen Fry has revealed that his agents were extremely upset when they discovered the striking resemblance between his own voice and an AI-generated recording that fooled listeners into thinking they were listening to an authentic audio of him reading the Harry Potter book series. The legendary British icon of stage and screen, renowned for not just lending his voice to the entire Potter audiobook franchise but as a comic performer and acclaimed author, demonstrated how this AI, utilising a “flexible artificial voice,” had the potential to threaten the job prospects of other voice actors, including himself.

​ Stephen Fry was disturbed to find his voice had been artificially recreated, a fear prevalent among striking artists in Hollywood. 

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