Movie News: Johnny Depp Attached To Mysterious Sci-Fi, TRANSCENDENCE

Written by Chris Holt Thursday, 25 October 2012

Movie News

We have known for a while that Christopher Nolan’s frequent collaborator, cinematographer Wally Pfister, would be making his directorial debut with something called Transcendence and that it would be a science fiction film. Nolan and Emma Thomas are to produce through Warner Bros from a script by Jack Paglen. Now Pfister and Nolan have nabbed none other than Johnny Depp for the lead in a tale which is described as being in the vein of 2001 and Inception and is said to revolve around a man who creates a malevolent, self-aware super-computer into which he gets absorbed. Tobey Maguire, James McAvoy and Noomi Rapace are apparently all being courted for roles as well.

This project intrigues us; on the one hand Nolan doesn’t attach himself to just anything but there again maybe he is just helping out an old comrade. On the other hand Depp has made a series of bad choices lately, most stemming from his inability to say no to Tim Burton so it’s good that he is doing an original property again. More news as we get it…

Share your comments below or on Twitter @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local Starburst Magazine stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. Our issues are also available as fully interactive iPad editions, loaded with multimedia, and can be downloaded via Apple HERE.

Suggested Articles:
In some rather huge news, Linda Hamilton is returning to the Terminator franchise for the upcoming s
One of our favourites directors of the past few years has been Taika Waititi, and so it has us all k
Halloween-inspired short film Mr Dentonn has become the most awarded and selected horror short of al
With the upcoming live-action Teen Titans show having recently cast its Dick Grayson, Starfire and R
scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code

Sign up today!