CBS Reunites “Limitless” Team for NSA Drama “Recall”


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They say that if it “ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” so if a formula or combination of factors is working, there’s probably no point in changing it.

That must be going through the mind of CBS and CBS Studios execs. who are putting together Recall, a crime-drama with a sci-fi twist that reunites the team behind their 2015 series Limitless.

Recall will be written by , writer of the pilot for Limitless, with that pilot’s director directing the pilot, and they’ll be exec. producing the show with LImitless EPs and through the latter’s CBS -based label .

The show will follow a group of investigators assembled by the NSA (National Security Agency) to use the agency’s newest tool, a machine that accesses the memories of victims, witnesses and suspects to solve crimes.

Since LImitless, Sweeny has been a consulting producer on ’s Star Trek: Discovery show on CBS All Access, while Webb directed and is an on their CBS pilot Instinct, which went to series

are also currently developing a drama called Trident, written by David Wilcox, also for CBS.

This year, , who is repped by , and Jamie Feldman at Lichter Grossman, has had two movies he directed, the family drama Gifted with Fox Searchlight and The Only Living Boy in New York with Amazon Studios.

is also repped by along with , while Sweeny is with WME and .

  | East Coast Editor

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