In an interview with Variety this month, Johnny Depp discussed his hopes to star in Wally Pfister‘s upcoming sci-film, Transcendence, projected for a 2014 release. The story will follow a computer programmer whose creation becomes self-aware and abducts him into a virtual world.
Pfister has already impressed us as a cinematographer, having worked as Christopher Nolan‘s director of photography in such films as Memento, Inception, and the Dark Knight trilogy. Currently, Nolan is supporting his longtime collaborator’s directorial debut by acting as the film’s executive producer along with his wife Emma Thomas.recently finished shooting for Gore Verbinski‘s western The Lone Ranger, and is preparing for another 2014 release with Edgar Wright‘s The Night Stalker
We are gunning to have an official casting announcement soon. In the meantime, you can catch Depp in The Lone Ranger