'Transcendence' with Johnny Depp Sets Spring 2014 Release Date

Paul Bettany also stars in cinematographer Wally Pfister's directorial debut about a man who uploads his brain into a supercomputer.

Johnny Depp's Transcendence lands a spring 2014 release date
Johnny Depp's Transcendence lands a spring 2014 release date
Warner Bros. and Alcon Entertainment have set an April 25, 2014 release date for Transcendence. As of now, that is the only movie slated for release on that date, but Sony is debuting The Amazing Spider-Man 2 a week later on May 2.

It's been a big week for this sci-fi project, with confirmations of Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany joining the cast. The story centers on Will (Johnny Depp), a scientist who tries to create artificial intelligence by uploading his brain into a supercomputer. No details have been released with regards to Paul Bettany's character.

Wally Pfister, who served as director of photography on movies such as The Dark Knight Rises and Moneyball, is making his directorial debut, working from a screenplay by newcomer Jack Paglen. Marisa Polvino and Kate Cohen are producing for Straight Up Films, along with Alcon Entertainment's Broderick Johnson and Andrew A. Kosove.

Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas and Aaron Ryder will executive produce. No production schedule has been given.

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: Box Office Mojo

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  1. Sean

    I guess that since Transcendence is finally set to be released on April 25th 2014, will Pirates 5 begin filming sometime in Summer 2014? Or will Pirates 5 more likely not start filming until some time in Fall 2014?

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  2. m3m3z90

    The Lawnmower Man?

    2 years agoby @m3m3z90Flag

  3. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    I know digital cameras have helped shortened the filming process by a tiny bit, but they better get a move on, and quick

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag