Bradley Cooper to produce Limitless TV show

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 7 October 2013
Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper is set to produce a TV drama based on his hit 2011 movie, 'Limitless'

Bradley Cooper will produce a TV show based on his hit movie 'Limitless'.

The Oscar-nominated actor has teamed up with Relativity Media's TV production arm, Relativity Television, and Georgeville Television as an executive producer on a new one hour drama based on his 2011 action thriller.

Relativity's CEO Ryan Kavanaugh told Deadline: "'Limitless' is the perfect example of Relativity's multiplatform approach to creating quality content."

Georgeville CEO Marc Rosen added: "The film has an organic natural extension into a compelling and sophisticated one-hour drama that is both a thrill-ride and a social commentary."

'Limitless' centred on a struggling writer who discovers a powerful new drug which unlocks all of his brainpower, turning him into a successful finance mogul. However, the protagonist's change in fortune raises questions and soon he finds himself targeted by seedy criminals.

The film co-starred actress Abbie Cornish and Oscar-winning legend Robert De Niro.

The thriller was a huge success at the box office, grossing $160 million worldwide.

It is unlikely Cooper will star in the TV adaptation as he has a busy schedule coming up. The actor will next be seen in 'American Hustle', which reunites him with 'Silver Linings Playbook' director David O'Russell and co-star Jennifer Lawrence. He will then voice Rocket Raccoon in Marvel's superhero blockbuster 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.

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