Kate Mara is officially set to star alongside Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany and Rebecca Hall in Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister’s directorial debut, Transendence, Alcon Entertainment has just revealed.
Written by Jack Paglen, the screenplay was developed by Annie Marter and Straight Up Films, whose company principals include Marisa Polvino, Kate Cohen and Regency Boies. Polvino, Marter and Cohen will produce along with David Valdes (Book of Eli), Johnson and Kosove. Boies will co-produce with Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas and Aaron Ryder serving as executive producers.
Mara has appeared on the big screen in films like 127 Hours, Shooter and, most recently, Deadfall. She's also well know to television fans for roles on "American Horror Story" and "House of Cards."
Principal photography is set to begin in April in Los Angeles. Warner Bros. will release the film on April 25, 2014 via its output deal with Alcon.