LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Scott Bakula
is to play the lead in a possible "NCIS" spinoff set in New Orleans, Variety reported Monday.
The former "Quantum Leap" and "Men of a Certain Age" star will play the special agent in charge of NCIS cases for the Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana region.
His character will be introduced in a two-part episode of "NCIS" this spring and will serve as a pilot for a possible series of his own, the entertainment industry newspaper said.
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