Since Will Smith was involved in the Oscars slap scandal that took place in March of this year, both the actor and the whole world have questioned the future of his career in the film industry. However, a few months after the incident, the actor apparently has two leading roles on the way.
This is the new sci-fi thriller brilliance which will be directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy in her first attempt as the head behind a feature film, in the company of Smith who will produce the film together with Akiva Goldsman, with whom she had already worked on I robot Y I’m legend. Although his titular role has not been confirmed, Smith is in talks to play Nick Cooper, a federal agent who works for the Department of Analysis and Response.
The trilogy of novels brilliance is set in a future where non-neurotypical people, demonized by society as “twisted” or “abnormal”, threaten the status quo of the “normal” population with their unique gifts. They are officially labeled “brilliant” and are carefully tracked by the government,” reads a description of the story obtained by Deadline.
For now, Smith is preparing to see himself in emancipation, an Apple TV+ project that wrapped filming ahead of the Oscars, where he plays an enslaved man on the run in Louisiana, in a plot based on a true story directed by Antoine Fuqua. So much brilliance What emancipation They do not have an official release date, however, the latter is expected to hit the market in 2023.