A day after confirming Ernie Hudson has joined the cast of its Quantum Leap sequel series pilot, NBC has announced three more actors set to join the cast. Per Variety, Caitlin Bassett, Nanrisa Lee, and Mason Alexander join the cast of the NBC pilot. The trio will star alongside series leads, Raymond Lee and Hudson.
Bassett will play a character named Addison. She is a project lead at Quantum Leap headquarters and operates a “state-of-the-art technology to communicate with an individual time traveling in the past.” This will mark Bassett’s television debut. She was a part of the ABC Discovers Talent Showcase and is a military veteran who previously worked with the U.S. Army Intelligence and the National Security Agency.
Lee will play a character named Jenn. She’s said to be the head of security for Quantum Leap headquarters. While Alexander will play Ian, the chief architect of Quantum Leap’s A.I. program. Lee has previously appeared in shows such as Westworld and The Morning Show. As for Alexander, they most recently starred in Netflix’s live-action take on Cowboy Bebop and are set to appear in the streamer’s adaptation of The Sandman.
Steven Lilien (Gotham) and Bryan Wynbrandt (Gotham) will pen the pilot script.