Ronaldo in Wes Anderson? AI art just keeps getting weirder

AI-generated images of sports stars as Wes Anderson characters
(Image credit: World Sports Network)

Unless you've been living under a pastel-hued rock, you've probably encountered the wildly popular Wes Anderson TikTok trend over the last couple of weeks. For the uninitiated, the trend involves copying the director's signature aesthetic to make everyday life look a little more 'quirky' on the platform – think wide, symmetrical shots, bright colours and charming music.

And now, with the help of everybody's new favourite (or is that most feared?) tech, AI, one brand has taken the idea to a new extreme. Ever wondered what the likes of Ronaldo, LeBron James or Serena Williams would look like in a Wes Anderson film? Us neither – but what's AI good for if not answering questions we never asked? (If you're wondering what all the fuss is about, check out the weirdest artworks created with AI). 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.