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Cillian Murphy lands role on Johnny Depp flick Transcendence

Published 16/04/2013 | 17:06

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Cillian Murphy is rumoured to be starring with Johnny Depp in Transcendence

Cillian Murphy has joined the cast of sci-fi adventure Transcendence, according to reports.

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The Irish actor is set to play one of the three male leads in Wally Pfister's upcoming film, alongside Johnny Depp, reported LA Times' Latino Review.

The 36-year-old - who worked with cinematographer Wally on Batman Begins, The Dark Knight Rises and Inception - is the latest addition to the star-studded cast, which also includes Morgan Freeman, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany and Kate Mara.

Details about the plot are being kept secret but it is rumoured to be about a scientist whose brain gets uploaded into a super-computer.

Cillian will next star in BBC Two crime drama Peaky Blinders with Helen McCrory and Sam Neill.

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