Wally Pfister’s Directorial Debut Has An All-Star Cast

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Photo: Stephen Vaughan/Warner Bros.
Photo: Stephen Vaughan/Warner Bros.

Wally Pfister, who is perhaps best known for his cinematographic efforts for Christopher Nolan‘s past films like The Dark Knight, Insomnia, and Inception, will make his directorial debut April of 2014.  The film is Transcendence, a science fiction action flick with an all-star cast.

The film already had  Paul Bettany and  Johnny Depp signed on, who were on screen together in The Tourist.   Rebecca Hall was then attached to this film after beating out Emily Blunt and Rooney Mara for a role.  Now, it has been learned that Kate Mara, sister to Rooney and star of Netflix’s House of Cards has landed the female lead.  The film is about a scientist whose brain is uploaded into a supercomputer.  While not much else is known about the film, it was a Black List winner in 2012 (best un-produced script).

Transcendence opens April 25, 2014.  For more about this film, stay with LazyDog Films

Casting Watch: Kate Mara Joins Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall and Paul Bettany in Wally Pfister’s Directorial Debut ‘Transcendence’ | Thompson on Hollywood.