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Will Smith to star in sci-fi thriller 'Resistor'

Will Smith will once again partner with the Sony Pictures studio in the science fiction thriller 'Resistor', the specialized media Deadline reported and EFE reviewed. The American actor is currently immersed in promoting the film 'Bad Boys: Ride or Die'.

The media points out that the film will be based on the 2014 book 'Influx', by successful American author Daniel Suarez. The first draft of the script was written by Zak Olkewicz, while Eric Warren Singer is responsible for the final script.

According to Deadline, as soon as Smith read the script and met with the executives involved in the film, he confirmed his interest in participating.

However, according to the magazine, the film still does not have a director chosen. See expects that meetings on this matter will intensify in the coming weeks.

Revolutionary device

Although the details of the plot are being kept secret, it can be said that the novel that inspires it is a science fiction thriller that follows physicist Jon Grady and his team. The group has created a device that can alter gravity, something that will obviously revolutionize the field of physics and change the future. “But instead of global scientific acclaim, Grady's lab is shut down by a covert organization known as the Technology Control Office,” noted Deadline.

The aforementioned organization's mission is to suppress the truth of sudden technological progress and prevent the social disorder that it would trigger. When Grady refuses to join the entity, he is taken to a high-tech prison that also houses other convicted rebel intellectuals. Now, Grady and his fellow prisoners must try to expose the secrets of an enemy that wields a half-century technological advantage.

Courtesy: danielsuarez.com

Perfect for Smith

According to Deadline, the project has been in development for some time, but after getting a script from Singer last month, executives, the studio and producers saw it as a perfect vehicle for Will Smith. The studio wanted to move to release another film with the 'Fresh Prince' star given the success he's having with 'Bad Boys: Ride or Die'.

As you may remember, the fourth installment of the comedy-action police saga that made him the golden boy of Hollywood in the 90s, has already surpassed $200 million at the global box office and marked Smith's return to the big screen. screen after the controversy over his slap to Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars.

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