Baby-faced Max Thieriot has been cast in Chuck Russell's upcoming thriller Prodigy as Kincaine, a supergenius youth who unravels an alien-backed government conspiracy inside his boarding school. The Exeter-wannabe prep school feeds pharmaceuticals to the young elites to try and turn them into leaders of the future. Kincaine stumbles on the alien conspiracy and gets framed for an on-campus murder. [Hollywood Reporter]