ABC’s New Drama HIGH POTENTIAL: Pilot Filmed in Vancouver. Will Series?
ABC’s new drama High Potential, starring Kaitlin Olson as a single Mom with an exceptionally high IQ, is adapted from the French series Haut Potential Intellectuel (HPI). The pilot filmed this Spring in Vancouver. Will the series?
Update: High Potential is being held until mid-season on ABC, like every other scripted show in expectation of a prolonged WGA Writers Strike.
High Potential follows a single mom (Kaitlin Olson) with an exceptional mind whose unconventional knack for solving crimes leads to an unusual and unstoppable partnership with a by-the-book seasoned detective (Daniel Sunjata). Based on the French series Haut Potentiel Intellectuel (HPI).
Audrey Fleurot starred in the French series HPI.
The pilot filmed in Vancouver last March.
Showrunner: Drew Goddard.
Pilot director: Alethea Jones
Cast: Kaitlin Olson, Daniel Sunjata, Javicia Leslie, Deniz Akdeniz, Amirah J, Matthew Lamb, Judy Reyes
Javicia Leslie plays Daphne.
Deniz Akdeniz (The Flight Attendant) plays Lev “Oz” Osman.
Judy Reynes plays Selena Soto.
Producers: ABC Signature, Goddard Textiles, Spondoolie Productions, Itinéraire Productions, Septembre Productions.