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– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Will_Smith_Show_Rip_Body-1-4PNRQCMAXL-1280x1024Will this be a brilliant move?

TheWrap is reporting that actor Will Smith is in early talks to star in “Brilliance,” a potential tentpole project for Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures.

The film is adapted from a script by David Koepp off of the Marcus Sakey novel.

The sci-fi story is about a world in which one percent of the people called “brilliants” having special abilities. Nick Cooper, a federal agent in the novel, has a special gift that assists him at hunting terrorists. And his next target is another brilliant who is intending to provoke a civil war.

Julius Onah (“God Particle”) will helm the project.

Smith needs a nice bounce from last year’s box office bomb “After Earth” and passing up on the “Independence Day” sequel.

Source: TheWrap

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.