Will Smith Quits the Movie ‘Brilliance’ Weeks Before Production

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Will Smith drops out of the movie “Brilliance” weeks before filming.

Will Smith has decided to quit working on the Julius Onah’s BrillianceThe Legendary Pictures adaptation to the Marcus Sakey novel will no longer feature the

According to Deadline, The movie’s start has moved several times and Will Smith‘s decision to leave came down to timing. Previously, Russell Crowe was tapped to star in the movie. But, Crowe decided to back out of the production.

The movie centers on a world where a rare set of people are born with extraordinary abilities and are called “brilliants.” The movie revolves around a federal agent with great hunting gifts who is drafted to track down a terrorist, another brilliant who is planning to start a civil war.

Will Smith has been highly selective about what productions he will work on. Recently, he declined the offer to reprise his role in Independence Day sequel.

We recently posted a casting call seeking child actors to play Will Smith’s daughter. There is no word as to whether the casting call is still ongoing. We will keep you updated.

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