Will Smith is teeing up to star in “The Legend of Bagger Vance” for director Robert Redford, reports Variety. The period drama — set to start shooting in Savannah in October — is the story of a white war hero and local golfer from Georgia, Rannulph Junah, who manages to compete against the nation’s top pros while receiving advice and guidance from a black caddie. Matt Damon is considering playing Junah. Redford originally cast himself in the role of Junah but withdrew in favor of someone younger. Brad Pitt toyed with taking on the role but passed.