Johnny Depp Is Skynet With Grey Goo In New ‘Transcendence’ Trailer

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02.12.14 16 Comments

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Warner released the second full trailer for Transcendence starring Johnny Depp as an artificial intelligence researcher whose wife (Rebecca Hall) and best friend (Paul Bettany) upload his consciousness to a computer after he’s shot by anti-technology extremists. Damn hippies, always shooting at our absurdly-attractive scientists.

The film is directed by Wally Pfister a first-time director and long-time cinematographer for Christopher Nolan. His cinematography background definitely shows in this trailer. It may have been more violent and strange than I was expecting, but damn it if the grey goo isn’t going to look pretty.

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Transcendence opens April 18th, 2014.

Video via Transcendence on YouTube. Pictures via Transcendence on Facebook.

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