Will Smith to Star in Paramount’s Sci-fi Film ‘Brilliance’

WESTWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 13: Will Smith attends the premiere of Netflix's "Bright" at Regency Village Theatre on December 13, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)

Will Smith has been cast to star in Paramount Pictures scifi’s film adaptation of ‘Brilliance.’

Based from the trilogy series of Marcus Sakey of the same name, Smith will also produce. Akiva Goldsman is attached to pen the script and produce along James Lassiter and Shane Salerno. 

The premise of Brilliance surround people with exceptional gifts—one percent of people have this powerful gift and are terrorized by society.

Source: Variety