These guys don't have a lot of time left to figure their lives out, so we care a little more about them getting it right.
Freeman met with Mandela not long after and asked to have access to the South African president in order to give the role "as authentic a portrayal as possible," and Mandela agreed.
The result was a boring exchange filled with one-word answers and a lack of anything that couldn't be found in existing press materials.
His voice has been used on the Waze navigation app, and in the introduction for CBS Evening News in 2010.
In "Transcendence," a groundbreaking scientist played by Johnny Depp has his consciousness uploaded into a computer network.
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