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Leto Replaces Will Smith In "Brilliance"?

By Garth Franklin Tuesday June 17th 2014 02:00PM

Jared Leto ("Dallas Buyers Club") is in early talks to replace Will Smith in Julius Onah's "Brilliance" at Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures.

David Koepp penned the adaptation of the Marcus Sakey novel which takes place in a world where 'brilliants' are a rare set of people born with extraordinary abilities.

Leto would play a federal agent with hunting gifts who is drafted to hunt down a terrorist, another brilliant, who intends to start a civil war.

Noomi Rapace also stars, while Joe Roth, Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni are producing.

Source: THR

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