Transcendence is the next film Johnny Depp shoots and is the directorial debut of Christopher Nolan’s cinematographer Wally Pfister. Warner Bros has just given it an April 25, 2014 wide release date. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but Paul Bettany just signed on to co-star playing a scientist and principal photography begins next month. Alcon partners Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson are producing, and Nolan and Emma Thomas are executive producers. The film was scripted by newcomer Jack Paglen.