First two Transcendence teasers arrive online: watch now

Rise of the machines

The first two teasers have landed online for Transcendence, Wally Pfister’s directorial debut exploring the possibilities of super-advanced AI…

The two videos, narrated by stars Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman respectively, introduce the concept that artificial intelligence could soon outstrip human achievement, a notion that Depp’s character has dedicated his life to exploring.

“What if humanity’s next evolution wasn’t human at all?” queries Freeman, before raising the worrying prospect of such artificial intelligence becoming self-aware…

Take a look at the new teasers, below:



The film will see Depp’s character targeted by militant anti-tech activists, whose attacks unwittingly allow him to achieve the final “transcendence” his life’s work has been leading up to…

Directed by Pfister and co-starring Rebecca Hall, Cillian Murphy and Kate Mara, Transcendence will open in the UK on 25 April 2014.

What do you think of the new teasers? Tell us, below!

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    • Ali1748

      Dec 20th 2013, 10:53

      Really intrigued to see what Pfister can do as a director.

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    • TheEnigma

      Dec 23rd 2013, 14:08

      This could've been the ideal lead-in movie for Skynet and the natural link to the Terminator movies... Aaahhh if only...

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