Story Details For Pfister’s “Transcendence”

Some new story details have emerged regarding “The Dark Knight” cinematographer Wally Pfister’s directorial debut, the sci-fi feature “Transcendence” which is under development at Warner Bros. Pictures.

Budgeted at $120 million, the story apparently follows “three scientists, attempting work on stem cell and advanced computer technology, which will change the fundamentals of human life. Tension comes into play when they are met by protest and resistance.”

Johnny Depp is set while Christian Bale, James McAvoy, Tobey Maguire, Noomi Rapace and Christoph Waltz are all said to be under consideration.

Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas will produce and shooting aims to begin in February.

Source: The Wrap