Netflix viewers can't get over The Adam Project's hilariously bad CGI

The Adam Project poster
(Image credit: Netflix)

If you're looking for a half-decent, heartfelt sci-fi romp, you'll probably enjoy The Adam Project, Netflix's latest Ryan Reynolds vehicle. But there's one aspect of the film's visuals that hasn't landed well.

The time-travel film features characters meeting younger and older versions of themselves – which is all well and good when the older version is played by a different actor. But the CGI 'de-agification' of one Catherine Keener has baffled viewers – not to mention creeping them out. Much like the best deepfakes of all time, the uncanny valley is strong with this one.

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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.