‘Limitless’ Follow Up, Pair Of Comedies Score CBS Pilot Orders

CBS has picked up a further three pilots.

The network has handed out pilot orders to drama Limitless, a follow up to the Bradley Cooper fronted feature film of the same name; Angel From Hell, a comedy from Tad Quill; and an as-yet untitled comedy from Dan O’Shannon, TVWise has learned.

Limitless follows Brian Sinclair as he discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT and is coerced into using his newfound drug-enhanced abilities to solve weekly cases for the FBI. The project, which is a follow up to the 2011 feature film of the same name, originally landed at CBS with a heft production commitment back in October.

Elementary‘s Craig Sweeny is penning the script and will serve as an executive producer on the hour-long project alongside Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips, Heather Kadin, Ryan Kavanaugh, Tucker Tooley, Tom Forman, Alex Kurtzman and former Star Trek 3 helmer Roberto Orci. CBS Television Studios is producing.

Angel From Hell follows an unlikely friendship which is formed when Amy enters Allison’s life and claims to be her guardian angel. The script is being penned by Tad Quill, who will also serve as an executive producer on the CBS Television Studios produced comedy.

Meanwhile, the untitled comedy from Dan O’Shannon and Peter Warren follows a group of friends and family at three different times in their lives. CBS Television Studios is producing with Dan O’Shannon, Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum, Clark Peterson and Dennis Erdman serving as executive producers.