Brilliance movie is currently in Development
September 6, 2019 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Film has been changed from a Legendary/Universal project, to Paramount Pictures, and has acquired Will Smith and Akiva Goldsman. The two partnered for previous films, I, Robot, I Am Legend and Hancock.
Brilliance Plot: What's the story?
Set in an alternate present day, one percent of children are born savants with special powers. Called “brilliants,” they are capable of exceptional things. A federal agent uses his skills to become a master hunter of terrorists, pursues a savant terrorist who intends to provoke civil war.
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Brilliance Cast: Who are the actors?
- Will Smith ... Nick Cooper
Bad Boys for Life, Spies in Disguise
Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Brilliance?
- This is the fourth film Smith and Goldsman have teamed together for. The other three films - I, Robot, I Am Legend and Hancock — collectively grossed around $2 billion.
- Will Smith is playing a federal agent, a brilliant with great hunting gifts who is drafted to hunt down a terrorist, another such brilliant who intends to start the civil war.
- Based on Marcus Sakey's novel.
Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Brilliance?
A look at the Brilliance behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Julius Onah last directed Luce and The Cloverfield Paradox. The film's writer Akiva Goldsman last wrote Doctor Sleep and The Dark Tower.
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Production Timeline: When did the Brilliance come together?
On or about September 6, 2019 • The film was in Development status.
Film has been changed from a Legendary/Universal project, to Paramount Pictures, and has acquired Will Smith and Akiva Goldsman. The two partnered for previous films, I, Robot, I Am Legend and Hancock.
On or about May 12, 2014 • The film was in Pre-Production status.
Aiming for a summer 2014 start.
On or about February 7, 2014 • The film was in Development status.
On or about March 14, 2013 • The film was in Announced status.
Legendary Pictures has tapped David Koepp to pen its adaptation of the Marcus Sakey novel.
Brilliance Release Date: When is it coming out?Brilliance is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
- United States