PENNSYLVANIA (BTG): Will Smith has reportedly dropped out of upcoming sci-fi movie Brilliance. The Men in Black actor was due to star in the big screen adaptation of Marcus Sakey's novel but had to pull out for scheduling reasons, reported Deadline. Production on the project is due to start in the summer, but it seems the timing didn't work for Will.

The film, which will be directed by Julius Onah and has a screenplay penned by David Koepp, is set in a world where people are born with extraordinary abilities, and are known as ‘brilliants’.