Will Smith set for sci-fi thriller ‘Resistor’

Will Smith is set to reunite with Sony Pictures once again for the upcoming sci-fi thriller ‘Resistor.’

Based on the 2014 novel ‘Influx’ by Daniel Suarez the adaptation’s plot is currently top secret, however, the book takes place in a dystopian society in which the government uses shady tactics to prevent technological advancement.

With the film in development, they are currently looking for a director to take the helm. The project comes from Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch and Tony Shaw of Escape Artists, which has been developing the project for years alongside Smith and Jon Mone through Westbrook. Heather Washington is executive producing, and Dave Wilson is a producer.

‘Bullet Train’ writer Zak Olkewicz wrote the first draft, while Eric Singer (Top Gun: Maverick, American Hustle) penned the latest draft.

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