KATE: 6-8 years old, female, African American. Kate is the daughter of Nick Cooper (played by Will Smith). She is a “brilliant” child, meaning she has been born with an extremely high IQ which her father is teaching her to hide from everyone including her mother. She has an aptitude for mathematics and linguistics, who also understands emotions.
Must Be Able to handle lots of dialogue and convey emotion.
Near the end of the 20th century, “brilliants” are born, making up one percent of the worldwide population. These “brilliants” – also known as “abnorms” and “twists,” are savant geniuses possessing a wide range of extraordinary skills.
Brilliance, a Legendary Pictures’ feature, is filming in Pittsburgh, PA.