Gabriele Muccino is reteaming with Will Smith to direct the action drama Tonight, He Comes for Columbia Pictures. The two recently wrapped the drama The Pursuit of Happyness, also for Columbia.
Their second film together, Tonight, He Comes, centers on a tortured superhero who crash-lands in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. He tries to transform himself by romancing an alluring housewife, causing chaos in the city, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Tonight, He Comes is written by Vince Gilligan (X-Files) and Vincent Ngo. Filing is set to begin in June; a 2006 release is scheduled.