The first trailer for Johnny Depp’s Transcendence can be watched below. In the film, the actor plays Dr. Will Caster, a renowned artificial intelligence researcher obsessed with creating a sentient machine. It will also see anti-technology extremists try to stop his experiments, even as his collaborators question whether the experiments should go on.
The film is executive produced by Christopher Nolan and is the directorial debut of longtime Nolan cinematographer Wally Pfister, who worked on The Dark Knight trilogy and earned an Oscar for Inception.
Transcendence also stars Rebecca Hall, Morgan Freeman, Paul Bettany, Kate Mara and Cillian Murphy. The film is being distributed by Warner Bros. and hits theaters April 18, 2014.