13 May 2014 1:20 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

It's hard to pin down Noomi Rapace. The former girl with the dragon tattoo has been doing everything from big blockbusters ("Prometheus") to cheap genre fare ("Dead Man Down"). And now in another unexpected move, she's going to make a movie with Will Smith. The actress has signed up for "Brilliance," based on the novel by Marcus Sakey. Adapted by David Koepp ("Secret Window," "Mortdecai") the story is set in "a world where a rare set of people are born with extraordinary abilities and are called 'brilliants.' At the center of the story is a federal agent with great hunting gifts who is drafted to hunt down a terrorist, another such brilliant who intends to start a civil war." Another movie about people with extraordinary gifts who are also exiles? Hooray. Someone named Julius Onah will direct. [Deadline] Mischa Barton, probably the least successful cast member in her post-"The O.C." career, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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