11 December 2012 4:20 PM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Back in October it was announced that Johnny Depp would star in a film called Transcendence. The film is being produced by Christopher Nolan and directed by his long time cinematographer Wally Pfister. There's been no details on what the film is about until now, and it sounds awesome!

According to The Wrap, Depp plays a scientist whose brain is uploaded into a supercomputer creating the world’s first machine that can think for itself. The plot was confirmed by the film's producer Andrew Kosove. He also confirmed that the heart of the story contains themes of singularity, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence.

The site explains that the story revolves around three scientists, Max and a husband and wife team, Will and Evelyn, who "have been developing a programming code for the world’s first fully self-aware computer." Here's a more detailed breakdown of the film,

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