Express | Johnny Depp undergoes terrifying transformation for new eerie science fiction film, Transcendence

December 23, 2013

Source: Express — December 21, 2013 | Nicole Morley

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The exciting trailer for new sci-fi flick Transcendence has been released. Playing scientist Will Caster in the movie, Depp’s character is desperate to reach immortality.

Caster attempts to transfer his knowledge, memories and emotions into an advanced computer programme to live on as artificial intelligence.

After the radiation claims Caster’s body, he survives as a virtual person — but his colleagues soon discover that they’re playing a potentially disastrous game of life and death.

The film, which is thought to be based on the singularity theories of academic Ray Kurzweil, marks cinematographer Wally Pfister make his directorial debut. [...]