Future vision over the top

The story begins five years earlier when friends and colleagues — Dr Will Caster (Depp), his wife Evelyn (Hall) and Dr Max Waters (Bettany) — gather for a conference on future technology. Max wants technology to work for the betterment of humankind, curing diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Will and Evelyn have been developing an artificial intelligence which will possess sentience and the collective intelligence of the world.

Bree (Mara) leads an organisation called RIFT,