NBC’s new Quantum Leap has a legacy of adventurous heroism and well-intentioned shenanigans to stay as much as because the continuation of the Nineties hit sequence starring Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell.
Premiering on Monday, September 19, it stars Raymond Lee because the time-traveling physicist, Dr. Ben Track, who takes his machine for a spin and loses his reminiscence and himself previously.
This time round, there isn’t any cigar-chomping Al to crack jokes and provides recommendation to the wandering physician.
Caitlin Bassett, as Addison Augustine, performs the hologram information and gives exposition to each Ben and the viewers.
“Your identify is Dr. Ben Track. You are from the yr 2022. You are the lead physicist on a top-secret undertaking known as Quantum Leap. You are a time traveler.”
A far cry from the gruff and world-weary Al, Addison has greater than a working relationship with Ben, a proven fact that Leap amnesia has wiped from his reminiscence.
Additionally, whereas the 90s Ziggy pc was an enormous unseen deus ex machina, this time round, we’re attending to know the individuals behind the undertaking.
There’s lead programmer Ian Wright (Mason Alexander Parker), who tells Addison that Ben knew he was taking a threat when he leaped.
Jenn Chou (Nanrisa Lee) is a digital safety professional who works in conjunction with the undertaking head, Herbert “Magic” Williams (Ernie Williams), attempting to determine why Ben jumped within the first place.
Magic stands out as the undertaking head, however he has higher-ups within the Pentagon to reply to. Conserving the bosses pleased whereas assuring the security of his group is a juggling act he’ll want actual magic to attain.
The trailer gives perception into Ben’s first leap, which lands him within the physique and lifetime of a getaway driver named Nick on July 13, 1985.
Whereas he tries to determine how he can change historical past for the higher, his group races to determine a option to deliver him house.
Whereas Scott Bakula is just not (at the moment) part of the sequence, it ought to be famous that his character, Dr. Sam Beckett, by no means returned to his time as himself.
Moreover, the brand new sequence’s official setup reads as follows:
It has been 30 years since Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished. Now a brand new group has been assembled to restart the undertaking within the hopes of understanding the mysteries behind the machine and the person who created it.
All of it appears to point that this sequence might in the future dovetail with the ambiguous conclusion of the unique sequence.
In the meantime, the trailer is 2 and a half minutes of pleasure filled with data and potential hints for future adventures.
Test it out and see what you possibly can catch!
What did you suppose? Will you be LEAPING into this new sequence?
Why do you suppose Ben took this threat? Will he ever regain his recollections? Does he actually not know how one can drive a regular transmission, or is that simply the amnesia?
Hit our feedback with what you hope to see, and keep tuned for an unique TV Fanatic interview with the Magic Man himself, Ernie Hudson!
Quantum Leap premieres Monday, September 19 at 10/9c on NBC and can stream solely on Peacock.
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