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Watch this freaky deepfake video turn Bill Hader into Tom Cruise

Deepfake imagery is becoming more and more common — and that should frighten us all. Sure, it’s all fun and games when engineers design artificial intelligence to show us a different side of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”; re-create a scene of “Game of Thrones” featuring a virtually augmented Jon Snow offering a sham apology for the embattled series’ finale; or superimpose an uncannily accurate face of Tom Cruise atop comedian and master impersonator Bill Hader. This eerie clip comes from YouTuber Ctrl Shift Face, who altered footage from a 2008 interview with Hader on “Late Night with David Letterman.” During their conversation, the actor describes an encounter he had with Cruise during a table read for “Trop ...