A Wild Roller Coaster Ride
The OpenAI drama has been a whirlwind of surprises, from the sudden firing and reinstatement of CEO Sam Altman to the threat of mass resignations from employees. The story took yet another twist when OpenAI researchers warned the board about a breakthrough in AI. It's a plotline that's practically begging to be turned into a movie.
Casting the Main Players
As someone who covers streaming, I can't help but imagine who would be perfect to portray each of the main characters in this real-life saga. Here are my top picks:
Nicholas Braun as Sam Altman (CEO)
Succession's Nicholas Braun, aka Cousin Greg, not only bears a striking resemblance to Altman but could also capture his stammering nerd vibe perfectly.
Will Arnett as Ilya Sutskever (Instigator of Board Coup)
Will Arnett's ability to deliver the line "I've made a huge mistake" from Arrested Development is a must for whoever portrays Sutskever, the alleged mastermind behind the board coup.
Matt Damon as Greg Brockman (Resigned OpenAI President)
Matt Damon's resemblance to Brockman and his experience in comedy-thrillers make him a great choice for this role.
Nasim Pedrad as Mira Murati (First Interim CEO)
SNL veteran Nasim Pedrad is a dead ringer for Murati and could handle the satirical tone of the movie effortlessly.
Glenn Howerton as Emmett Shear (Ex-Twitch CEO)
Glenn Howerton's portrayal of a slightly bombastic, Type A personality in the movie BlackBerry makes him a fitting choice for the role of Shear.
Kumail Nanjiani as Satya Nadella (Microsoft CEO)
Kumail Nanjiani's resemblance to Nadella and his comedic skills make him a perfect fit for this crucial role.
Nicolas Cage as Elon Musk (Co-founder of OpenAI)
Nicolas Cage's ability to capture a mix of condescension and unpredictability makes him the ideal choice for the role of Musk.
There are other characters in this fascinating drama, but for now, these are the actors I believe would best bring this incredible story to life on the big screen. America, you're welcome.
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