Which sounds insane -- but that's basically what's happening in Hollywood today, minus the part about a ten-year-old boy hiding underneath some cardboard. Earlier this year Warner Bros. announced a deal with Cinelytic to utilize their A.I. technology as a way of processing film pitches. And most of AWESOM-O's ideas involved Adam Sandler, which also somewhat came true when Adam Sandler was awarded a lucrative Netflix deal based on new advancements in technology and data analysis.
Warner Bros. real-life movie robot would be able to calculate the most profitable combination of actors, which isn't without controversy. Due to Hollywood's not super-great track record of inclusivity, relying on historical data could further squeeze out women and people of color from future projects. So for all we know, a small child in a janky Halloween costume would do a better job.