Pilot Scoop: CBS Orders Genius Drama Scorpion

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logo-cbs-300This sounds like a smart move: CBS has placed a pilot order for a drama about a bunch of Sheldons and Leonards attempting to save the world.

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Titled Scorpion, the potential series – penned by Nick Santora (Prison Break, Breakout Kings) — follows an eccentric genius and his international network of super-geniuses as they form the last line of defense against the complex threats of the modern age.

Sleepy Hollow/Fringe vets Alex Kurtzman are Roberto Orci among the projects EPs. Fast & Furious vet Justin Lin is set to direct.

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Comments (17)

  • Sweet; more smart TV, please.

    Comment by Cheo – February 4, 2014 07:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Sounds like another lame procedural.

    Comment by Jeffrey – February 4, 2014 08:04 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
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    Comment by Eric – February 4, 2014 08:30 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Is there actually gonna be a CBS drama I’m interested in watching? Stay tuned…

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