Variety | Sony suspends ‘Singularity’ for revisions — Ray Kurzweil, singularity expert, will help with script

November 10, 2011

Source: Variety — November 10, 2011 | Jeff Sneider, Justin Kroll

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Sony has suspended pre-production on Roland Emmerich’s $175 million sci-fi epic “Singularity,” canceling several scheduled screen tests to give Emmerich time to develop the screenplay with co-writer Harald Kloser.

Ray Kurzweil, who coined the term “singularity” — the notion that someday soon, artificial intelligence will surpass our own and possibly integrate with the human mind — is in the process of joining the project to help Emmerich with revisions. [...]