Fox TV Sweden has acquired “Limitless,” the TV drama based on the eponymous feature film starring Bradley Cooper, from CBS Studios International.
The series centers around Brian Finch (Jake McDorman), an ordinary man who discovers the brain-boosting power of a mysterious drug known as NZT and is coerced by the FBI into using his extraordinary cognitive skills to help them solve complicated cases.
McDorman stars opposite Jennifer Carpenter (“Dexter”) who plays a highly skilled special agent with a dark past, Hill Harper (“CSI: NY”) as a former military officer who has become a special agent, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (“The Color of Money”), as a canny manipulator who is in charge of special agents and has a clandestine relationship with a shady senator and presidential hopeful played by Bradley Cooper.
“Limitless” is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with K/O Paper Products and Relativity Television. Repped by CBS Studios International, the series is exec produced by Craig Sweeny, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Heather Kadin, Marc Webb, Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips, Ryan Kavanaugh, Tucker Tooley and Tom Forman.
Limitless will premiere on Fox on Oct.12.