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Kate Mara joins Johnny Depp in Wally Pfister's 'Transendence'
Kate Mara is set to join Johnny Depp in the sci-fi thriller "Transcendence," which will mark the directorial debut of Christopher Nolan's regular cinematographer Wally Pfister ("Inception," "The Dark Knight Rises").
Although Pfister and first-time screenwriter Jack Paglen haven't revealed the film's plot, it's rumored that Depp will play a scientist who uploads his brain into a powerful computer.
Mara is reportedly taking the lead female role in the film, according to Collider, although no specifics have been officially confirmed.
Paul Bettany and Rebecca Hall are also starring.
Mara recently starred on NetFlix's original drama "House of Cards" and the FX series "American Horror Story."
Mara will soon be seen opposite Jamie Bell in "Fighting Jacob." Her sister Rooney Mara starred in "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and "Side Effects."