M. Night Shyamalan is set to direct an ultra clandestine sci-fi project titled One Thousand A. E. for Overbrook, the production company Will Smith runs with James Lassiter, Ken Stovitz and Jada Pinkett Smith.

One Thousand A. E. is written by Gary Whitta, and while the plot details are being kept under wraps, it is known that the film is being developed as a vehicle for Jaden Smith. There is a starring role for an adult male, although sources said Will Smith is not taking it on.

No production date has been set.