Former Quantum Jump big name Scott Bakula is returning to NBC because the lead of ranch drama pilot Unbroken (running identify).
Written and government produced by way of Shaun Cassidy, in Unbroken, 3 dynastic ranch households at the central coast of California make love and warfare in a passionate combat to continue to exist, in the end environment the level for a bunch of fiercely made up our minds younger girls to win giant for all on the Nationwide Championship of Rodeo.
Bakula will play Ash Holleran, a retired saddle bronc rodeo champion who’s determined to carry directly to the California ranch that’s been in his circle of relatives for generations. With neighbors encroaching, and his vineyard and path driving companies slightly turning a benefit, Ash and his prolonged circle of relatives can be pressured to dig deep to discover a highway again to the lifestyles they as soon as knew.
“I’m extremely joyful to be running with Shaun Cassidy and NBC,” mentioned Bakula. “Shaun has created a wealthy and sophisticated global, led by way of a patriarch suffering to carry directly to his circle of relatives’s 100-year-old ranch whilst managing plenty of surprises. He wrote a really perfect pilot script that touches on many related problems with these days, but has deep roots in Americana. It’s a personality I haven’t performed sooner than and I will’t wait to get again within the saddle once more.”
A personality Bakula has performed sooner than is time traveler Sam Beckett on Quantum Jump, which aired on NBC from 1989-93 and earned him 4 Emmy nominations. Intriguingly, the community has a Quantum Jump reboot pilot with new characters that was once ordered along Unbroken this pilot season. Bakula has no involvement in that mission.
On Unbroken, Bakula joins prior to now introduced collection regulars Anna Picket, Amanda Payton, Delon de Metz and Oluniké Adeliyi. Bronwen Hughes directs and government produces the pilot. Common Tv, a department of Common Studio Workforce, is the studio.
Bakula was once tapped for Unbroken within the first pilot season since he’d wrapped his seven-season run because the lead of CBS’ NCIS: New Orleans. He additionally performed one of the crucial leads of TNT comedy-drama Males of a Sure Age, headlined Famous person Trek: Endeavor and co-starred within the Emmy-winning HBO film At the back of the Candelabra, which landed him some other Emmy nomination.
At NBC, Bakula additionally had a big arc on Chuck. He’s repped by way of ICM Companions, Nameless Content material and Hansen Jacobson.