"That was the sound of the director giving up and leaving." - Crow T. Robot, MST3K

Johnny Depp is back in the upcoming film called Transcendence. The film features an outstanding ensemble cast with Johnny Depp and several others. News of the film has been buzzing for a while, and the trailer has finally been released.

Transcendence will see Johnny Depp return to his original type of character, playing a scientist in an odd type of science fiction thriller. The film centers on a terminally ill scientist who downloads his body into a computer.

With this act, the computer grants him power beyond his wildest dreams, and soon, he becomes unstoppable. The trailer begins with Depp’s character, Dr. Will Caster, telling an audience “The path to building super intelligence requires us to unlock the most fundamental secrets of the universe.”

Dr. Caster gets shot with a radiation-laced bullet, and he is told the effects are irreversible, which creates drastic consequences for him as the film progresses.

The film is sure to be a hit with science fiction lovers, and with the star-power attached with the cast, will dazzle audiences come spring time when it is released.

In addition to Johnny Depp’s portrayal of Dr. Will Caster, the film features performances from Kate Mara and Rebecca Hall, two of the most-desired actress around right now. Morgan Freeman, Cillian Murphy, and Paul Bettany will also be in the film.

Transcendence will be released in theaters on April 18, 2014. The film is presented by Warner Bros. and will feature the directorial debut from Wally Pfister, a cinematographer who has worked with Christopher Nolan on multiple occasions.


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