Ernie Hudson Has Joined NBC’s ‘Quantum Leap’ Reboot Series

Being the lead opposite Raymond Lee, Ernie Hudson will be seen in NBC’s Quantum Leap. After 30 long years, Dr. Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula) will tag along with the new team to restart the old project in a new way. This new project will be uncovering all the hidden truths of the machines as well as the man behind them. 

As you can already guess, it is the reboot of the popular 1989’s sci-fi drama, ‘Quantum Leap’. It continued for five hit seasons that aired from 1989 to 1993. It had as many as ninety-seven episodes where the leads will travel back in time to fix the glitches in the past.

It was so hugely popular that the show won as many as seventeen awards and even Golden Globes as well as Primetime Emmys. The series was so consistent with its performance that it won Emmys for consecutive years.

The classic bagged the Emmys for Outstanding Cinematography for three years straight 1989, 1990, and 1991. Also, it has maintained its reputation as a cult classic and critics are excited to see a new series. For the reboot series, fans are hoping to see the same level of excellence.  

What Will Be the Role of Hudson in This Series?

As this is a follow-up series, it will be focusing on real-time scenarios. Ernie will be portraying Herbert “Magic” Williams who is a Vietnam veteran and also leads the time travel project named Quantum lead.

Lee, on the other hand, will shine in his role as Dr. Ben Seong. His character is a famous physicist who accidentally got trapped in the late 1980s and even suffered from amnesia while working on the Quantum Leap project.

Now, Hudson will be on a mission to rescue Ben by politicking and with his military know-how skills. He will successfully manage the Pentagon and even give his best to help Dr. Ben Seong to escape. 

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However, one thing is still unclear. Fans do not know yet if all the original cast will return for the show or new additions will be there. Moreover, dedicated fans are hoping to see a bit of the original storyline in this series. The details are still not disclosed. But once the project progresses, you will have a solid answer. 

The Team of Quantum Leap

To start with, this series will be aired on NBC and Universal Television will produce it. Steven Lilien as well as Bryan Wynbrandt will join as a writer and executive producer for their I Have an Idea! Entertainment.

Besides, even Martin Gero will be an executive producer. The creator Don Bellisario along with co-narrator Deborah Pratt will take charge of creating a masterpiece. So, all the secrets and thrills will unfold once the extraordinary team starts with the project. 

Ernie Hudson
Ernie Hudson

What Are the Next Projects of Ernie Hudson?

The talented actor he is, Ernie will never be short of projects. He is very busy with his work. His latest work was for the movie Ghostbusters: Afterlife where he played Winston Zeddermore, his usual role.

The next film is Bobby Farrelly’s Champions along with Woody Harrelson. He even dived into the BET series where he acted and even executive produced. The show’s name is “The Family Business”. 

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For his latest involvements, he will feature in the third season of “City on Hill” and also, “Prisoner’s Daughters”. So, the star has quite a busy schedule. 

APA and Zero Gravity Management represent the legendary actor and they ensure that he lands on the best roles that he is always known for.

As the news about Quantum Leap has been confirmed, the production will start pretty fast. The entire news regarding the production, cast, release date, and more will be soon out. So, we will notify you once it’s all available.

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