Actor/producer Will Smith and writer/producer Akiva Goldsman are re-teaming to adapt the e-book Brilliance, The Hollywood Reporter reported. Sakey. Goldsman wrote and produced Smith’s I Am Legend, wrote I, Robot and produced Hancock. Smith appeared in Goldsman’s directorial debut perform Winter’s Tale.
In Marcus Sakey’s novel, 1% of youngsters have specific powers. The authorities name them “Brilliants” and observe them. The totally different 99% merely identify them “twists” or “abnormal” as a sort of hate speech.
Smith would play federal agent Nick Cooper, in line with Deadline. Cooper hunts evil abnormal, nonetheless, he is an abnormal himself able to predict the long term and adapt accordingly. Cooper hunts assassin John Smith and begins to question whether or not or not he’s on the acceptable aspect.
Previously, when Legendary Pictures was rising Brilliance for Universal, Smith was attached and dropped out. At the time, Smith chose to film Concussion. Apparently Smith not at all misplaced curiosity, as he signed on to the Paramount bundle deal.
Sakey has already written two sequel novels whereas Brilliance was an enhancement, making the film a potential trilogy too. Goldsman gained an Oscar for writing A Beautiful Mind.
Smith had success this summertime with Disney’s live-action Aladdin. He subsequent appears in Paramount’s Gemini Man and the Sony sequel Bad Boys For Life. He moreover gives a voice for the animated film Spies in Disguise.