Ms. Marvel's Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy to Direct Will Smith-Produced Pic 'Brilliance'

Ms. Marvel's Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy to Direct Will Smith-Produced Pic 'Brilliance'

The debate about the future of Will Smith's career continues after the incident on Oscar night this year. But he's certainly making moves to keep things on track. He's still attached to produce and potentially star in Paramount's sci-fi movie Brilliance, which has finally landed a director in Ms.

Brilliance has been something of a passion project for Smith, who has been attached to produce and most likely star in the film adaptation of the first book in Marcus Sakey's series for

When it comes to the development of new ideas, it is often said that there are two types of people in the world: those who think outside the box, and those who don’t. In the new film Brilliance, it seems that the majority of the population falls into the latter category, as the film is set in

Smith is set to play federal agent Nick Cooper, a man with a keen sense of perception and excellent analytical skills who has put these abilities to use in hunting down criminals. He is also dealing with the government, who are trying to take his powered daughter away and send her to a school for

Though Julius Onah was attached to direct the film for a while, the job is now Obaid-Chinoy's. Obaid-Chinoy

In related Will Smith news, Apple has reportedly decided to release the actor's next film, the Antoine Fuqua-directed Emancipation this December. The move sets the film up for a potential awards run,

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