Pilot Scoop: CBS Orders Genius Drama Scorpion

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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