Will Smith to Return to Hollywood With ‘Ms. Marvel’ Director in a Sci-Fi Thriller?

Will Smith to Return to Hollywood With ‘Ms. Marvel’ Director in a Sci-Fi Thriller?

The American star Will Smith is one of the most dynamic and globally renowned actors and rappers. He is the only artist in the entertainment industry to be cast in eight consecutive films grossing over $100 million. His success was once a saga of talent that echoed in every corner of the world. Also, the most prominent business magazine Forbes called him the most bankable star in Hollywood.

However, he faced public backlash after the slap gate incident with Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars. Subsequently, the Bad Boys star vanished from the industry and laid low for several months. Luckily, things have started returning to normal, and he is returning to Hollywood with Ms. Marvel director in a sci-fi thriller. What this new movie is about, and how is Smith contributing to it? Let’s take a look!

Will Smith is ready to become a producer alongside Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

According to Deadline, Will Smith is joining hands with Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy to create an adaptation of Marcus Sakey’s Brilliance. This is the first project he is taking on as a producer after the infamous incident. Smith has been following this project for many years, and now he has finally got the chance to do it.

The 54-year-old star will be producing Brilliance under his Westbrook Studios in collaboration with Jon Mone and Ryan Shimazaki. It is also assumed that the new start will be uplifting for Smith as many influential people are a part of it. Chinoy, who is a two-time Oscar winner, and Akiva Goldsman wrote the script and have already worked with Smith.

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Moreover, the movie focuses on the life of Nick Cooper, a federal agent who is assigned to find out the people called Brilliants. The adaptation is set in the future, where 1% of the world population has extraordinary gifts of physical and mental intelligence.

So the government wishes to find and label them for their benefit. However, the twist here is that Nick himself is a special human with the ability to foresee the future. So he tries to save the world from the upcoming disastrous civil war and hunt the people behind it.

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Meanwhile, the Men In Black starlet has another project going on titled Emancipation, rumored to be released this December. What do you think about Will Smith getting back on track? Tell us your views in the comment section.

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