EXCLUSIVE: Julius Onah has been set by Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures to direct the David Koepp-scripted adaptation of the Marcus Sakey novel Brilliance, which Joe Roth and Palek Patel are producing along with Legendary. It’s got tent pole potential. The tale is set in a world where a rare set of people are born with extraordinary abilities and are called “brilliants.” At the center of the story is a federal agent with great hunting gifts who is drafted to hunt down a terrorist, another such brilliant who intends to start a civil war. CAA reps Onah. Who is this guy? After a slew of acclaimed short films, he made his feature directing debut on The Girl Is In Trouble and is attached to helm The God Particle.
Legendary Sets Julius Onah To Helm ‘Brilliance’
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