QUANTUM LEAP is coming BACK!
Pilot greenlit by NBC
From Hollywood Reporter and confirmed by Deborah Pratt:
possible return of Quantum
Leap is taking a
big step forward at NBC. The network has greenlit the sequel pilot to
the 1989 time-travel adventure-drama that ran for five seasons on the
synopsis 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
description makes it sound like original series star Bakula is on
board. Nothing is official, but per sources, the actor may be involved.
teased “significant conversations”about
a revival were happening. “There’s very significant conversations about
it right now going on,” said Bakula, who played a physicist who
involuntarily time travels and fixes mistakes of the past by leaping
into the bodies of others. “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
Creator Don Bellisario is on board for the revival as executive producer.
Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt (Gotham)
are showrunners. Deborah Pratt and Martin Gero are also executive
producers. The project is for series consideration next year and
produced by Universal Television.