Rebecca Hall Joins ‘Transcendence’

Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany star in Wally Pfister’s directorial debut that centers on a man who uploads his brain into a supercomputer.

Rebecca Hall joins Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany in Transcendence
Rebecca Hall joins Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany in Transcendence
Rebecca Hall is set to star alongside Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany in Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister's directorial debut Transcendence, it was announced by Broderick Johnson and Andrew A. Kosove, co-founders and co-CEOs of Alcon Entertainment, which is financing and producing the project.

Principal photography is set to begin in April in Los Angeles. Warner Bros. will release the film on April 25, 2014 via its output deal with Alcon.

Written by Jack Paglen, the screenplay was developed by Annie Marter and Straight Up Films, whose company principals include Marisa Polvino, Kate Cohen and Regency Boies. Polvino, Marter and Cohen will produce along with David Valdes (The Book of Eli), Johnson and Kosove. Boies will co-produce.

Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas and Aaron Ryder are serving as executive producers.

Hall is known for such films as The Town, Please Give, Frost/Nixon and Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina Barcelona which earned her a Golden Globe nomination. She also starred in Nolan's The Prestige alongside Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale and Michael Caine. Hall will next be seen in Iron Man 3 for Marvel/Disney, Closed Circuit for Focus Features and A Promise directed by Patrice Leconte.

Pfister most recently served as cinematographer on The Dark Knight Rises, and on last year's best picture nominee, Moneyball. Other credits include such films as The Italian Job and Laurel Canyon.

Hall is repped by WME and Julian Belfrage Associates."

Transcendence was released April 18th, 2014 and stars Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy, Kate Mara, Cole Hauser, Morgan Freeman, Clifton Collins Jr.. The film is directed by Wally Pfister.

Sources: Alcon Entertainment

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  1. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Got to let the kid grow

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  2. justatadmatt

    Awesome news.

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  3. thedude-abides

    This one is shaping up nicely

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  4. Sean

    Cool. I'm looking foraward to this movie!

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  5. skywise

    love the cast so far. Very interested in this poject.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

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