Lorraine Kelly 'tattooed' for new ITV show Deep Fake Neighbour Wars
Watch: Lorraine Kelly covered in tattoos for new deepfake comedy
Lorraine Kelly has joked she doesn't have full body tattoos "yet" as she unveiled new ITV comedy show Deep Fake Neighbour Wars.
The 62-year-old TV presenter is among a number of celebrities – including Adele, Idris Elba, Olivia Colman and Harry Kane – who feature in the new impressionist sketch show, using deepfake technology.
Scottish star Kelly is shown living with her 'son', tennis player Andy Murray, and covered in tattoos all over her arms and chest.
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Previewing a clip on her show she laughed: "Isn't that quite scary?! That's not me, but it is kind of me, because I don't have those tattoos... yet!
"Andy Murray is my son and I live next door to Ru Paul, which kind of sounds good, I quite like that."
Deep Fake Neighbour Wars is a sketch show about neighbourly disputes, if some of the most famous stars all lived next door to one another. Using deepfake technology to create the video footage, it is voiced by impressionists.
The show sees actor Idris Elba upset when his new neighbour, reality star Kim Kardashian, starts causing a scene in their communal garden and footballer Harry Kane is unhappy when his patio is damaged by upstairs neighbour Stormzy.
Olivia Colman lives with Jay-Z while, dental Hygienist Billie Eilish clashes with neighbour Beyonce when she starts working from home.
Tom Holland and Nicki Minaj are a couple who live together and wear matching tracksuits, while Ariana Grande lives with UFC star Conor McGregor.
Also featured are Greta Thunberg, Matthew McConaughey, Chris Rock, Rihanna and Adele.
The six part series stars rising impressionist and comedians including Katia Kvinge, Al Foran, Scheiffer Bates, Carmen Green, Aurie Styla, Luke Kempner, Tony Lapidus and Yiannis Vassilakis.
ITV’s head of comedy Nana Hughes said: “Deep Fake Neighbour Wars is an impression show with a difference. The visuals will fascinate, the world will titillate and the impressions will fixate. It is hugely exciting to bring AI technology to quite literally change the face of comedy on ITVX.”
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The show will launch exclusively on ITVX in January 2023, the new free streaming service from ITV.
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