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From Executive Producer Bradley Cooper, “Limitless” is based on the feature film by the same name, and follows Brian Finch (played by James McDorman) as he discovers the brain-boosting power of the mysterious drug NZT. 

“I think it’s so fun, makes it such a real place when you see your main protagonist from the movie kind of cross this timeline more prophetically in the series,” say Jake McDorman, when talking about the show picking up almost four years after the movie ended.

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Finch is coerced by the FBI into using his extraordinary cognitive abilities to solve complex cases for them. Unbeknownst to the FBI, Finch also has a clandestine relationship with Senator Edward Mora (Cooper), a presidential hopeful and regular user of NZT who has plans of his own for his new protégé.

STARRING: James McCorman (Brian Finch), Jennifer Carpenter (Agent Rebecca Harris), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (SAC Nasreen “Naz” Pouran), Hill Harper (Agent Spellman Boyle) and Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper (Senator Edward Mora, recurring)

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