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Rapace to Star Opposite Smith in 'Brilliance', Giacchino to Score 'Jurassic World'

12 May 2014 8:13 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Noomi Rapace has just signed on to star opposite Will Smith in Brilliance for Nigerian-born director Julius Onah (God Particle, Big Man) with a script from David Koepp (Premium Rush, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit). Adapted from Marcus Sakey's novel (the first in a planned trilogy), the film is set in a world where 1% of the children born are savants (aka "brilliants") with special powers. A federal agent who has become a master hunter of terrorists must track down a savant terrorist who intends to start civil war. Legendary Picrtures wants the movie to go into production by August. Variety Jane Campion will be busy the next couple weeks as she heads the jury at the Cannes Film Festival, but in the meantime she's nearing a deal to direct an adaptation of Rachel Kushner's New York Times bestseller "The Flamethrowers." Here's the Amazon description: The year is 1975 and Reno--so-called because »

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Will Smith Eyes 'Brilliance' for Julius Onah

20 February 2014 4:12 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

The Wrap is reporting Will Smith is in early talks to star in Brilliance for Nigerian-born director Julius Onah (God Particle, Big Man) with script from David Koepp (Premium Rush, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit). amz asin="B00AESRRQS" size="small"Koepp adapted the film from Marcus Sakey's book of the same name, described as follows: In Wyoming, a little girl reads people's darkest secrets by the way they fold their arms. In New York, a man sensing patterns in the stock market racks up $300 billion. In Chicago, a woman can go invisible by being where no one is looking. They're called "brilliants," and since 1980, one percent of people have been born this way. Nick Cooper is among them; a federal agent, Cooper has gifts rendering him exceptional at hunting terrorists. His latest target may be the most dangerous man alive, a brilliant drenched in blood and intent on provoking civil war. »

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