NBC Greenlights Quantum Leap Sequel Pilot


NBC has greenlit the Quantum Leap sequel pilot with authentic star Scott Bakula, who performed Dr. Sam Beckett, presumably concerned with the challenge although nothing is about in stone, in accordance with The Hollywood Reporter.

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The synopsis for the sequel pilot reads: “It’s been 30 years since Dr. Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula) stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished. Now a new team has been assembled to restart the project in the hopes of understanding the mysteries behind the machine and the man who created it.”

The authentic sci-fi drama journey sequence, additionally starring Dean Stockwell, ran from 1989-1993 and received six Emmy Awards and two Golden Globes.

The outlet notes Bakula had teased final September that there had been conversations a few revival, saying: “There’s very significant conversations about it right now going on. I don’t know what it would be. I don’t know who would have it. The rights were a mess for years. I don’t know if they’re even sorted out now. That’s always been the biggest complication.”

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Creator Don Bellisario will govt produce the sequel pilot with Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt (Gotham) serving as showrunners. Deborah Pratt and Martin Gero can even govt produce. The challenge is produced by Universal Television.

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