Alcon Entertainment has revealed that Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman is in final negotiations to join the cast of Transcendence. Freeman would join a cast that includes Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall, and Kate Mara. Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister is set to make his directorial debut.
Principal photography is set to begin in May in Los Angeles. Alcon Entertainment will finance and produce the picture, which will be released via their output deal with Warner Bros. on April 25, 2014.
Source: Alcon Entertainment