Warner Bros. will distribute with Pfister helming from a script penned by Jack Palgen.
Plot details are being kept under wraps at this time.
With production set to start early next year, “Transcendence” looks to be Depp’s next pic. The UTA-repped thesp had been weighing several projects to star in next including Wes Anderson’s “Grand Budapest Hotel,” on which he eventually passed.
He can be seen next in Disney’s “Lone Ranger,” which bows. July 3.