ABC/Randy HolmesWill Smith will star and co-produce a film based on the futuristic novel Brilliance, about children born with superpowers, known as Brilliants.
The former Fresh Prince will play the hero of the book, Nick Cooper, a federal agent with the ability to predict the future, according to Deadline. He is the father of a Brilliant daughter, and his job is to terminate Brilliants who use their powers for criminal activities.
Earlier this week, Will dropped the trailer for Bad Boys for Life, the third film in the franchise. For his next project, the two-time Oscar nominee will star as an assassin in Gemini Man, opening October 11.
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