Scott Bakula is heading to NCIS. E! News has confirmed the Quantum Leap star will headline the NCIS New Orleans-set spinoff pilot that will be a two-part NCIS episode.
Bakula, who recently starred in Men of a Certain Age and Behind the Candelabra, is currently recurring HBO's Looking. He was recently nominated for an Emmy for Behind the Candelabra. In the NCIS spinoff, Bakula will play Agent Pride, described as the embodiment of New Orleans. The character is also described as being driven by the need to do what's right and he does it with "warmth, passion, strength and humor."