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‘Quantum Leap’ reboot pilot gets green light at NBC

Quantum Leap was told to restart after NBC green-lit a pilot for a new series set 30 years after the events of the hit ’90s sci-fi show starring Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell.

Reboot starting from La Brea co-presenters Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, who will serve as writers and executive producers on the project. Meanwhile, Black list‘S Martin Gero attached as executive producer along with the original Quantum Leapcreator Don Bellisario and co-narrator Deborah Pratt.

Quantum Leap Dean Stockwell and Scott Bakula

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Based on Limit line, the reboot is described as a follow-up sequence set in the current time. Decades after Dr. Sam Beckett (Bakula) entered the Quantum Leap accelerator and disappeared, a new team is being assembled to restart the project. The new team hopes to understand the mysteries left behind by the machine and its creator during the reboot test.

Currently, Bakula is not involved in the reboot, but is said to have had conversations about the possibility of getting involved. Meanwhile, his former lead actor, Stockwell, passed away late last year at the age of 85. The pilot is being produced by Universal Television, I Have an Idea! Entertainment, Belisarius Productions and Quinn’s House Productions.

Quantum Leap originally premiered on NBC in 1989 and ran for five seasons through 1993. The idea involved Bakula’s Sam Beckett jumping through different ages by jumping into the bodies of other individuals. . Stockwell’s character Admiral Al Calavicci is a hologram that guides Sam through his various adventures.

Stay tuned to see how the pilot blue light unfolds at NBC and relive it Quantum Leaporiginal episodes of the show by streaming the show on the Roku Channel.

https://www.tvinsider.com/1028691/quantum-leap-reboot-pilot-nbc-scott-bakula/ ‘Quantum Leap’ reboot pilot gets green light at NBC

Caroline Bleakley

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