From TFH Producer Elizabeth Stanley…
A friend of mine was having trouble with a business colleague and asked an attorney friend what to do. Without hesitation, he answered “Take him out”. “To lunch?” she replied. The lawyer said “No, kill him.”
I couldn’t help but recall this story after Joe and I saw the trailer for Transcendence starring Johnny Depp. If you don’t already know, it’s about what happens when man and machine meld. They could have titled it Him.
In Her, the computer operating system Samantha (voiced by Scarlett Johannson) leaves a trail of broken hearts in her wake. But once the brilliant AI scientist Will (played by Depp) has his mind uploaded to a computer, he embarks on an odyssey of global destruction and world domination. Need I say more?