Warner Bros. Dates 'Transcendence' April 25,

Wally Pfister's sci-fier stars Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany

Warner Bros. will release Wally Pfister’s sci-fier “Transcendence” on April 25, 2014.

Paul Bettany recently joined Johnny Depp in the Alcon Entertainment project. “Transcendence” is the first title set for that date, with Sony opening “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ a week later.

Pfister, who was cinematographer on “The Dark Knight Rises,” is making his helming debut on “Transcendence.” Alcon is  financing and producing.

Alcon toppers Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove are producing. The film will also be produced by Straight Up Films’ Annie Marter, Marisa Polvino and Kate Cohen along with David Valdes.

Jack Paglen penned the script. Plot details are being kept under wraps.

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