Will Smith Lands First Major Film Six Months Following Oscars Slap

Will Smith appears to make his acting debut almost six months after famously the comic Chris Rock on stage at the 94th Academy Awards. 

According to reports recently Smith is thought of as a possible actor in director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's debut feature as director, Brilliance, with Paramount Pictures.

Described as Smith's "passion project and passion project,' he is also set to co-produce the film together with his longtime collaborator director Akiva Goldsman. 

Goldsman has been behind a variety of Smith-starring films including I, Robot, I Am Legend, and Hancock. 

Although it is a possible career re-entry, Smith hasn't confirmed to appear in the film yet. 

The script of Goldsman was adapted by The novel by the same title by the author Marcus Sakey.

The film is set to focus on the 1% of the population of humans that has since 1980 been blessed with exceptional abilities. 

The goal is for Smith to play the main character the federal agents Nick Cooper. 

"He's a brilliant agent serving for the Department of Analysis and Response who has used his abilities to find terrorists.