Johnny Depp’s second full-length trailer for Transcendence pulls us closer into the world featuring the actor as an A.I. run amok.
In the movie directed by Wally Pfister (cinematographer, Inception) places Depp in the line of fire as an A.I. researcher who is shot by a member of a rogue anti-technology group.
Rather than let him die for his beliefs, Depp’s colleagues transfer his living consciousness into the digital world, where Depp becomes the A.I. he’s long tried to create. “If we don’t stop him, it will be the end of mankind as we know it,” Morgan Freeman’s character says in the clip.
In the trailer, which you can watch below, Depp’s character begs his colleagues to connect him to the Internet so he can grow.
Transcendence also stars Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Kate Mara and Cillian Murphy. Distributed by Warner Bros., the sci-fi thriller will hit theaters on April 18.
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