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Will Smith to Star in Untitled NFL Concussion Pic

4:29 PM 6/3/2014 by Binh Ngo
Will Smith
Will Smith has found another project after dropping out of Legendary's sci fi pic Brilliance last week. He is attached to star in an untitled movie based on the GQ article Game Brain, which details the National Football League's concussion problem.
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Will Smith to Star In NFL Concussion Drama (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Will Smith is ready to tackle the NFL’s concussion problem as he is in talks to star in the untitled drama based on the GQ article “Game Brain” for Scott Free and Sony. Peter Landesman (“Parkland”) is on board to write and direct. Giannina Facio, Ridley Scott and Michael Schaefer will produce for Scott Free... 8 weeks 19 hours ago via donnieyen
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Will Smith Eyeing Gridiron Concussion Pic?

deadline.com – Now that Will Smith has stepped off the pic Brilliance, the whole town is after him. I’m hearing he might well align himself to that football concussions project that Ridley Scott and Giannina Facio have been developing. The pic, now titled Game Brain, is at Sony, and Peter Landesman is in talks to write and direct 8 weeks 19 hours ago via brucelee
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Will Smith Drops Out Of "Brilliance"

darkhorizons.com – Will Smith has dropped out of Julius Onah's film adaptation of Marcus Sakey's sci-fi novel "Brilliance" at Legendary Entertainment. The book is set in a world where 1% of the children born are savants with special powers. Smith, who had to depart due to scheduling conflicts, would've played a federal agent who has become a master hunter of terrorists must track down a savant terrorist who intends to start civil war.

8 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen

Will Smith-Less 'Independence Day 2' Gets Rewrite From Carter Blanchard

7:17 PM 5/29/2014 by Binh Ngo
Independence Day
After Will Smith turned down Independence Day 2 back in February, Fox has to come to terms with moving forward with the sequel without its star, but move forward the studio will. Carter Blanchard has been hired to give the Will Smith-less Independence Day 2 script a rewrite.
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Noomi Rapace To Join Will Smith In Legendary’s ‘Brilliance’ Adaptation

deadline.com – BREAKING: Legendary Pictures is setting Noomi Rapace to star in the Julius Onah-directed Brilliance, the film that is expected to also star Will Smith. The adaptation of the Marcus Sakey novel, scripted by David Koepp, focuses on 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. 11 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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Willow Smith bedroom photo upsets critics -- but not her parents?

feedproxy.google.com – Willow Smith, the 13-year-old daughter of actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, has been photographed lying on a bed with a 20-year-old actor. The picture, taken with and posted by "Hannah Montana" alum Moises Arias, has been removed from the actor's Instagram account and Tumblr but still... 11 weeks 6 days ago via jetli

Jerry Bruckheimer Gives Updates on 'Bad Boys 3' and 'National Treasure 3'

7:33 PM 4/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
Jerry Bruckheimer
Bad Boys 3 and National Treasure 3 have been in development for quite some time now, and it sounds like we have to wait longer still for those sequels. Collider is able to catch up with producer Jerry Bruckheimer at WonderCon and asks him about those two projects. On Bad Boys 3, Bruckheimer says the script is being worked on, but the timing have been lousy.
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Will Smith in Talks to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Brilliance’ for Legendary, Universal (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Will Smith is in early talks to star in Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures’ potential tentpole “Brilliance,” two individuals familiar with the project have told TheWrap. Legendary would not confirm, while a representative for Smith did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Julius Onah (“God Particle”) is directing the sci-fi thriller from a script by David Koepp, who adapted Marcus Sakey’s novel of the same name.

22 weeks 5 days ago via jetli

The 'I Am Legend' Sequel/Prequel Is Dead

9:39 AM 2/13/2014 by Jeff Giles
I Am Legend
It earned nearly $600 million worldwide and pulled in decent reviews, but Will Smith's I Am Legend has never been regarded as the kind of world-beating blockbuster that automatically guarantees a sequel -- which is part of why a proposed prequel and/or sequel have languished in development hell since Legend's 2007 release.

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