SANTA FE —New Mexico Film Office director Nick Maniatis announced today the production of the action Sci-Fi “Transcendence” starring Johnny Depp (The Lone Ranger, Alice in Wonderland, The Pirates of the Caribbean Franchise), Morgan Freeman (Oblivion, The Dark Knight Franchise, Dolphin Tale), Rebecca Hall (Iron Man 3, The Awakening, The Town), Paul Bettany (Margin Call, the Secret Life Of Bees, The Da Vinci Code), and Kate Mara (House of Cards, Iron Man 2, 127 Hours). The production will begin filming late April though the end of July in and around Albuquerque, NM.
The production will employ approximately 250 New Mexico crew members and over 2400 New Mexico background and principal talent.
Produced by Andrew A. Kosove (The Book of Eli, The Blind Side), Broderick Johnson (The Book of Eli, The Blind Side), David Valdes (The Book of Eli, The Green Mile), Marisa Polvino (Brooklyn Rules, The Education of Charlie Banks), Annie Marter (Oh For Three) and Kate Cohen (Someone Marry Barry). The Dark Knight Rises and Inception cinematographer Wally Pfister will make his directorial debut.
Transcendence is a visually arresting, original science-fiction thriller that explores the concept of identity and morality in the age of artificial intelligence.
EG Casting is looking for military, tattooed, hipster types, amputees, etc. for a SCI-FI film shooting in New Mexico this spring/summer. If you are interested, send your photo and contact info. to:
If you are already in the EG Casting Database there is no need to resubmit, those who fit the specifications will be contacted.
Much more info. on the film here.