Transcendence revolves around Dr. Will Carter (Johnny Depp), a forecast researcher in artificial intelligence field. His work is in order to manufacture a machine having the ability of self-awareness, combining all the knowledge that the human has ever known with every emotional expression of human characteristics. The controversial experiment of Will not only made him famous but also made him the greatest goal of anti-technology people and they will not do any tricks to prevent him. In a case to assassinate Will, they accidentally became the catalyst for his success research–his body was paralyzed. And the worst thing of all was the Will’s thirst for knowledge had evolved to become a demon aspiring the power which can not stop.