Pilot News: CBS Orders Taxi-22 Comedy to Which James Gandolfini Was Once Attached

CBS Pilot Taxi-22CBS has opened its formal pilot season by hailing Taxi-22, a single-camera comedy based on a hit French Canadian series of the same name.

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The project, which once counted Sopranos alum James Gandolfini among its executive producers (and who at one time was once loosely attached to star, Deadline notes), centers on a misanthropic and politically incorrect NYC cab driver.

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Tad Quill (Scrubs, Bent) will pen the pilot and serve as an EP alongside Nancy Sanders, Mark Armstrong, Dennis Erdman and Clark Peterson and the pair of French rights holders.