The project, from Warner Bros. TV and Abrams' Bad Robot, is a crime drama centered on a CIA agent, presumed dead, who is recruited by a reclusive billionaire to wage war against violent criminals in New York City. Nolan, who shared a writing Oscar nomination with his brother Christopher for Memento, is executive producing with Abrams and Burk. This marks the TV debut for Nolan. Person of Interest is the second pilot order for Bad Robot this year, following the early pickup for Alcatraz at Fox.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
CBS Orders Person of Interest Pilot
CBS has ordered the pilot episode of "Person of Interest" one of many television projects that JJ Abrams has been shopping to networks for next season as an executive producer. If the pilot grabs the interest of CBS executives, it could lead to a season order for Fall 2011 season. From Deadline: