Posted Tue Jun 3, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
Wally Pfister's directorial debut uploading itself to Blu-ray later this year has now been detailed. You can pre-order the disc here (once Amazon decides to let you).
As previously reported, Warner Bros. is preparing 'Transcendence' for Blu-ray, and the date has now been set for July 22.
Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him. However, in their attempt to destroy Will, they inadvertently become the catalyst for him to succeed-to be a participant in his own transcendence. For his wife Evelyn (Rebecca Hall) and best friend Max Waters (Paul Bettany), both fellow researchers, the question is not if they can...but if they should. Their worst fears are realized as Will's thirst for knowledge evolves into a seemingly omnipresent quest for power, to what end is unknown. The only thing that is becoming terrifyingly clear is there may be no way to stop him.
The release will feature 1080p video, a lossless 5.1 soundtrack, and numerous supplements including: What is Transcendence? - The concept of "transcendence" is discussed by cast and filmmakers as we look inside the film's exploration of Artificial Intelligence and the Singularity; Wally Pfister: A Singular Vision - Step inside the creative process of director Wally Pfister to see how he juggles the dazzling, technologically advanced visuals along with guiding the cast through their intense character arcs; Guarding the Threat - Join the debate on the benefits and dangers of "transcendence."; The Promise of A.I. - Learn about the amazing potential of A.I. from scientists and the filmmakers; Viral Videos - "It's Me," "Singularity" and "R.I.F.T."; and Trailers.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet combo pack is $35.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Transcendence' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under July 22.
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