Will Smith's next gig is on Netflix, and if you were watching the Oscars, you saw the first cut of it. Netflix paid $90 million for Smith's sci fi jaunt and cop thriller that also stars Joel Edgerton (Loving) and is directed by Smith's Suicide Squad helmer David Ayers.
— Bright Film (@BrightNetflix) February 27, 2017
The film, written by Chronicle's Max Landis, is set in a world where humans and supernatural creatures coexist. Smith plays a human cop who teams up with an Orc (Edgerton) to find a powerful wand.
The movie is set for a December release.