Legendary Pictures acquired the rights for the Brilliance Saga in 2013. Joe Roth, Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni are producing the film. Palak Patel, Eric McLeod and Alex Hedlund will be the executive producers. Universal will distribute the film. David Koepp wrote the screenplay. Julius Onah will direct.
- Will Smith was slated to star, but backed out. Jared Leto was next in line for the lead role of Nick Cooper but also backed out. The lead role is still up for grabs.
- Noomi Rapace (terrorist and brilliant)