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Scott Bakula To Star In New 'NCIS' Spinoff

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 15: Actor Scott Bakula arrives to the premiere of HBO's 'Looking' at Paramount Theater on the Paramount Studios lot on January 15, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) | Alberto E. Rodriguez via Getty Images

In case you haven’t heard, CBS is working on another "NCIS" spinoff, this one set in New Orleans. Now we can reveal the pilot has found its star: Scott Bakula.

The Golden Globe-winning Quantum Leap actor will play NCIS Special Agent Pride, a man who “embodies New Orleans.” The role description states Pride is driven — not by pride — but by the “need to do what’s right and does it all with warmth, passion, strength and humor. He’s a unique federal agent working in one of this country’s most unique cities.”

Read the whole story at EW