Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) in a coastal town in Florida. Frank’s plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary’s landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary’s teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.
Chris Evans将参演马克•韦布（超凡蜘蛛侠系列）执导新片《Gifted》。该片讲述美队扮演一名生意成功人士Frank Adler想要领养外甥女Mary——一位智力过人的天才少女。Mary刚一入学就表现得与众不同，然而舅舅Frank只想让孩子过普通人生活，她妈妈却不同意。于是一场抚养权之争开始了。今秋开拍。