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Hollywood producer and actor Tyler Perry is worried that AI will cause job losses in the movie industry. He gave a personal example of how this is happening now. He said he had plans for an $800 million studio expansion. He has delayed going ahead with this project. Instead, he is waiting to see what happens with AI. He thinks AI will have a big impact on jobs. He told "The Hollywood Reporter" website about his worries. He said: "There's got to be some sort of regulations in order to protect us [from AI]. If not, I just don't see how we survive." He said OpenAI's new text-to-video tool, Sora, made him delay his work on his studio. He said his project is, "on hold because of Sora and what I'm seeing."

Sora is a new tool that can generate videos up to a minute long. All the user has to do is type a prompt, and the software will create a video. It can also create a video from a photo. Sora has been named after the Japanese word for sky. The New York Times said this was to show the tool's "limitless creative potential". Tyler Perry said he understood how useful AI will be in film-making. However, he worries about job losses. He said: "It makes me worry so much about all of the people in the business. I immediately started thinking of everyone in the industry who would be affected by this, including actors…and editors." He added: "I'm thinking this will touch every corner of our industry."



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