First plot details and casting updates for Wally Pfister's Transcendence

Academy Award-winning cinematographer and regular Christopher Nolan collaborator Wally Pfister - who has worked with Nolan on Memento, Insomnia, Batman Begins, The Prestige, The Dark Knight, Inception and The Dark Knight Rises - will make his directorial debut in 2014 with the mysterious sci-fi Transcendence, which is set to star Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lone Ranger). Plot details have been kept tightly under wraps, but thanks to The Wrap, we now have an idea of what to expect from the upcoming project.

According to Andrew Kosove (The Blind Side), who will produce alongside Christopher Nolan and his wife Emma Thomas, Transcendence centres on "three scientists, Max and the husband and wife team of Will [Depp] and Evelyn, who have been developing a programming code for the world’s first fully self-aware computer. A group of anti-technology terrorists assassinate Will, and Evelyn uploads his brain into a prototype supercomputer. Although
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