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While we're no closer to finding out what Christopher Nolan's next directorial project will be, a film is gearing up that is something very near; the directorial debut of Nolan's regular DoP Wally Pfister, an original sci-fi project called "Transcendence," which has already attracted some serious A-list talent in the shape of Johnny Depp, who's going to be playing the film's lead. The likes of Christian Bale, James McAvoy, Tobey Maguire, Christoph Waltz, Ewan McGregor and Tom Hardy have all been connected to the film of late, but no word's firming up on who might be joining Depp in the project. Deadline reports that a trio of very hot-right-now actresses are being considered to play the female lead in the film, in the shape of Rooney Mara, Emily Blunt and Rebecca Hall. Blunt is the diciest of the trio, as it's believed that the film's shoot could clash with »

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