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Will Smith Books Next Movie with Sony’s ‘Resistor’

Will Smith Books Next Movie with Sony’s ‘Resistor’

Will Smith Books Next Movie with Sony’s ‘Resistor’

Will Smith is lining up his next feature, following the career-reviving success of Bad Boys: Ride or Die.

Smith is in talks to star in a feature adaptation of Resistor for Sony Pictures, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The project that hails from Escape Artists is an adaptation of the novel Influx from New York Times bestselling author Daniel Suarez, although specific plot details have not been shared.

A director is not yet attached for the film that counts Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, Tony Shaw and Dave Wilson as producers, alongside Westbrook’s Smith and Jon Mone. Heather Washington is executive producing. 

Smith and Black have previously collaborated on the Sony films Seven Pounds, The Pursuit of Happyness and Emancipation.

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The news follows Smith’s return to his position as a top box office earner following his controversial confrontation with Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars ceremony. His Sony film Bad Boys: Ride or Die, which hit theaters earlier this month, has surpassed $100 million at the domestic box office after 10 days of release.

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