Legendary Pictures Takes on ‘Brilliance’ Adaptation

Marcus Sakey's upcoming sci-fi novel is set in an alternate present day, where one percent of children are born with super powers.
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Legendary Pictures Takes on ‘Brilliance’ Adaptation

Legendary Pictures takes Brilliance Legendary Pictures has picked up rights to Marcus Sakey's upcoming sci-fi novel titled Brilliance. The book is scheduled to hit shelves this July.

The sci-fi tale is set in an alternate present day environment, where one percent of newborns, called Brilliants, have super human powers. The story centers on a federal agent, who utilizes his special ability to become a hunter of terrorists and prevents a savant enemy's attempt to provoke a civil war.

Oz: The Great and Powerful's Joe Roth and Palak Patel are producing.

No production schedule has been released.

Brilliance is in development .

Sources:Deadline

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