CBS Lands ‘Limitless’ Adaptation From Bradley Cooper, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci

Todd Philips will also executive produce on the small-screen version, which will pick up where 2011 film left off

Last Updated: October 31, 2014 @ 4:12 PM

Add another project to the quickly growing heap of film-to-TV adaptations.

Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, along with Bradley Cooper and Todd Philips, are developing a small-screen version of Cooper’s 2011 hit “Limitless,” which has received a production commitment from CBS.

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Cooper and Philips are on board to executive produce the project through their newly formed, yet-to-be-named production company. This will mark the company’s first foray into television.

Ryan Kavanaugh, Tucker Tooley and Tom Forman will executive produce through Relativity Television.

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The adaptation will pick up where the film left off, following Brian Sinclair as he discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT, and is coerced into using its enhanced abilities for good.

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Craig Sweeny (“Elementary,” “Medium”) is writing as well as executive producing, with Neil Burger (“Divergent”) directing and executive producing.

Kurtzman, Orci and Heather Kadin are executive producing through K/O Paper Products. Relativity Television’s Andrew Marcus and Ray Ricord are co-executive producing, as are Leslie Dixon (who wrote the big-screen version of “Limitless”) and Scott Kroopf.

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CBS Television Studios is producing.

WME represents Sweeny, while CAA and attorney Michael Gendler represent K/O. CAA represents Cooper. CAA and Warren Dern represent Philips. CAA and Karl Austen represent Burger. CAA and Michael Gendler represent Dixon.