Films dealing with mind control, robots, and artificial intelligence are nothing new, in fact, they have grown in popularity in recent years. The upcoming sci-fi thriller Transcendence joins a long list of films that play with the idea of imminent technological breakthroughs in the near future. Wally Pfister makes his directorial debut with Transcendence, which explores human evolution with anthropoids that can transcend the abilities of the human brain. The film stars Johhny Depp as Dr. Will Caster, who works toward his goal of creating sentient machines. A radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent Dr. Caster (Depp) from establishing a world where computers rule. Check out the trailer below:
Like what you see? The film hits theaters nationwide on April 17th via Warner Bros Pictures. As always, let us know what you think in the comment section!