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Bradley Cooper makes Limitless return in midseason premiere

Could Eddie Morra’s life be in danger?

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From now until our winter TV preview hits newsstands Jan. 15, EW is bringing you 25 scoops in 25 days. Follow the hashtag #25Scoops25Days on Twitter and Instagram to keep up with the latest, and check EW.com/25Scoops25Days for all the news and surprises.

Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper) is in trouble.

When Limitless returns on Jan. 5 — in an episode titled “The Assassination of Eddie Morra” — the presidential candidate’s life will be threatened. According to the logline, he comes into the crosshairs of Piper (Georgina Haig, in a recurring role), a would-be assassin who’s out for blood and who may have had close ties with him in the past. As a result of the attempt on Eddie’s life, Brian (Jake McDorman) must work against the FBI to prevent her from exposing the senator’s connection to NZT — and to him.

Bradley Cooper Limitless

Whether he survives the attack remains to be seen, but in the two exclusive images above (click to enlarge), Eddie appears to be in full campaign mode in New York. 

25 Scoops 25 Days

Limitless returns Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 10 p.m. ET on CBS.