Scott Bakula lands lead role in NCIS spin-off

Actor Scott Bakula has landed the lead role in the new Ncis spin-off. The Behind the Candelabra star will play Special Agent Pride in the crime procedural series, which will be set in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Franchise star Mark Harmon and showrunner Gary Glasberg will executive produce the show and the two-part pilot will air in the U.S. this spring (14).
NCIS was itself a spin-off from JAG and has already spawned NCIS: Los Angeles, starring Chris O’Donnell and LL Cool J.