Oscar-winning directorial debut of operator Wally Pfister continues casting in his new movie “Transcendence." A role in the project has gotten Kate Mara. Johnny Depp was the first actor in the approved project, and most recently joined Paul Bettany and Rebecca Hall.
The script for “Transcendence” is from the pen of Jack Paglia and originally was in a "black list" of best non made scenarios.
Although the plot is not officially announced, it is believed that it will tell about a scientist (Depp), whose mind before his death has managed to load into a supercomputer. In the scenario, there are only two female roles, and, as suggested by the blog Playlist, Rebecca Hall will play the wife of Johnny Depp's character, while Kate Mara won the role of terrorist, a member of the small group.
It is likely that the script for a long time has been changed, so that all the talks about who will play whom, should be considered only predictions.
Kate Mara recently starred in David Fincher's producer project - the TV series "House of Cards." The actress was seen in the TV series "American horror story" and in the film "127 Hours," "The Iron Knight" and "Blackbird." Kate soon will overtake for fame her younger sister Rooney, who starred in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo."
It is interesting that Kate Mara was one of the contenders for the role of Catwoman in Christopher Nolan's film "The Dark Knight: The Legend Continues."
Shooting " Transcendence " will begin in April and will be held in Los Angeles. Studio Warner planned to premiere on April 25, 2014.
It seems, first African-American superhero on the big screen will not Panther, as suggested earlier, and Falcon, who plays Anthony Mackie, known for his films "Changing realities", "Living Steel" and "President Lincoln: Vampire Hunter."
Falcon made his debut in the comics, "Captain America" in 1969. The creators of the character - Stan Lee and Gene Colan. Here's how Colan in 2008, recalled the story of the birth of the character:
"In the late 1960s, more frequent news about the Vietnam War and civil protests, and Stan had always wanted to be at the forefront and, therefore, reflect the events in the comics. One of the most important steps in this direction was made in "Captain America". I liked to draw very different people. I drew a huge variety of types of comics, loved to draw black people. The features of their faces always seemed to me very attractive, but also on their faces are clearly reflected the wisdom, strength and spirit. I remember how I proposed to come up with Stan African-American hero, and he immediately took my idea. I took a few magazines and on the basis of photographs of various African-Americans invented the Falcon. "
In real life, the Falcon name is Sam Wilson, he was born in Harlem and lived through many adventures with Captain America in the comics of the 1970s, working as his partner. Superpowers Falcon was taken from a special suit, by which Sam could fly. In addition, the hero was able to telepathically talk to the birds. In modern comics, Falcon is one of the key actors in the adventures of Cap and looks like this:
“In general, Sam Wilson has a dark past. It is known that his parents were respectable people and were killed, and he got on the trail of crime, eventually became a pimp and moved to Los Angeles. Performing regular job mafia in Rio de Janeiro, Wilson crashed on the island, where he has a new friend - the character Red Skull, hiding there with henchmen. Thanks Cosmic Cuba Sam gets new abilities. As time becomes a friend of Captain America”.
Details of the plot of "Winter Soldier" are kept secret, but in this subtitle it is clear that in the center of the plot will be Bucky Barnes, a friend of Steve Rogers. In the story of comics in 1945, Barnes hit a mine, but his body was found a Soviet general Karpov and moved to Moscow, where amnesiac assistant of Captain America Winter Soldier did, working for the Soviet Union.
"Captain America: Winter Soldier" will be released on April 4, 2014th.