First Look: Wally Pfister’s Transcendence featuring Johnny Depp



Here is our first look at Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman, Cillian Murphy & Rebecca Hall in Wally Pfister‘s Transcendence.

Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him. However, in their attempt to destroy Will, they inadvertently become the catalyst for him to succeed—to be a participant in his own transcendence. For his wife Evelyn (Rebecca Hall) and best friend Max Waters (Paul Bettany), both fellow researchers, the question is not if they can…but if they should. Their worst fears are realized as Will’s thirst for knowledge evolves into a seemingly omnipresent quest for power, to what end is unknown. The only thing that is becoming terrifyingly clear is there may be no way to stop him.

The photos don’t really show much except the lovely look Pfister brought to the films of Christopher Nolan. It also appears that Depp will look relatively normal for this one.

“I don’t think we’ve seen him this way in a long time,” says Pfister. “Just a pair of glasses on and a pretty normal haircut.”

Transcendence will be with us on 18th April 2014.


Source: EW