Scott Bakula told fans on Twitter ahead of the premiere of the new Quantum Leap that he was offered a role in the pilot episode, but turned it down.
by Michelle Martin | published
Scott Bakula will not be part of the new long jump Chain; And that’s straight from the proverbial horses… well, not his mouth, but his Twitter Fodder. Ahead of the reboot’s premiere this week on NBC and Peacock, Bakula took to Twitter to finally answer fans’ questions about her involvement. The star also wrote that she was offered a role in the pilot of the new show, but she turned it down.
According to the tweet, Bakula’s character Sam Beckett was initially part of the pilot of the new series. Without saying why he made the choice, Scott Bakula said that despite the original series still remaining “near and dear” to him, he made the “difficult decision to pass on the project”. Whatever his reasons for passing, Bakula nonetheless said that he wishes the series and that people make it “good luck and happy leap”. You can see Bakula’s full Twitter thread below.
If the critics are right, Scott Bakula and the late Dean Stockwell aren’t the only things missing long jump reboot. Reviewers were not impressed with the pilot episode, which was determined based on articles collected on rotten TomatoesThe most common complaint is that by far the new series takes itself too seriously and lacks the sense of fun in the original.
This is only speculation, but it could be that the new series’ failed to plug in the fun of the original, with Scott Bakula saying “No thanks.” It is worth noting that Bakula is accompanied by an earlier screenshot of his tweet. long jump Sam Beckett’s series living in the body of a woman in a fruit hat, which is certainly part of the fun those critics wrote. Maybe he included it just because he likes the photo, or maybe he’s sending a message about what’s missing from the revival.
Undoubted, long jump Not the only beloved science fiction franchise, Scott Bakula could potentially make a comeback. For four seasons, Bakula led Star Trek’s first prequel series, Star Trek: Enterpriseas Captain Jonathan Archer. enterprise was canceled after four seasons, and proved to be the last Trek series on the air until another prequel series—Star Trek: Discovery– premiered in 2017.
Revivals are all the rage these days, and that’s no less true in Star Trek. Star Trek: PicardThe third and final season of the show will stream on Paramount+ next year, and there’s a lot of talk about a similar series coming to its cast. Sailor And deep space nine, not much talked about enterprise comeback, or scott bakula returning for something like Star Trek: Archerbut you never know.
Meanwhile, Scott Bakula isn’t sitting on his hands. He will lead the NBC pilot sometime in the near future. unbroken-A Modern Western That Sounds Questionable Like Kevin Costner yellowstone, He is also starring in the upcoming indie sci-fi film divinity, Collaboration between Eddie Alcazar (Excellent) and Steven Soderbergh (Erin Brockovich,