Peter Berg has been confirmed to direct the superhero drama, Tonight, He Comes for Columbia Pictures.

Will Smith stars as a tortured superhero and tries to transform himself by romancing an alluring housewife, says Variety; Charlize Theron is favored to play the housewife from producers Smith, Akiva Goldsman, Michael Mann, and James Lassiter.

Vince Gilligan rewrote the script for Tonight, He Comes, which begins production in May for a summer 2008 release.