Quantum Leap’s Brandon Routh Addresses Potential Return After Twist

Brandon Routh.

Only the start? Brandon Routh weighed in on whether or not Quantum Leap viewers can maintain out hope for a possible return from Addison’s (Caitlin Bassett) father, Alexander.

“All potentialities exist and I’d like to be again if it really works for the present,” the Legends of Tomorrow alum, 43, solely advised Us Weekly forward of his debut, which aired on Monday, March 6.

Throughout the brand new episode of the hit NBC collection, Ben’s (Raymond Lee) newest leap introduced him to the identical navy ship as Addison’s father in 1989. The time traveler helped clear Alexander’s identify after he beforehand took the autumn for a call that wasn’t his fault.

Quantum Leap's Brandon Routh Weighs In on Potential Return After Leap Twist
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Issues rapidly took a flip, nevertheless, when Ben met Richard Martinez (Walter Perez) in the identical leap. The marine thanked Ben for serving to him accomplish one thing throughout his mission — which hinted at an even bigger thriller centered across the current leap.



Forward of the episode, Routh opened up about becoming a member of the forged of Quantum Leap as a fan of the unique collection, saying, “It was very cool to be part of this new lore. Years in the past, I’ve had had the chance to work with Scott Bakula and in order that was my first brush with [the show]. He was wonderful and superior then I received to really be on Quantum Leap.”

The Iowa native additionally broke down how he filmed scenes alongside his onscreen daughter regardless that they couldn’t work together.

Quantum Leap's Brandon Routh Weighs In on Potential Return After Leap Twist
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“It was cool. For me it wasn’t as a lot of a distinction essentially as a result of I can’t see her however having her presence and understanding who Addison is sooner or later informs [the experience] a bit bit,” he advised Us. “Having Caitlin play Addison, that informs the robust and clever and stuffed with coronary heart little one that I do know at three or 4. That was useful in creating that base and grounding it with that vitality.”

Bassett, 32, for her half, provided a glimpse at how the present will choose up following Martinez’s shock return.

“We’re digging deeper into the reality of what’s taking place round us. There’s clearly powers and items in play that Addison actually isn’t conscious of and Ben forgot,” she shared with Us. “So, he might need been conscious of them in some unspecified time in the future, however he isn’t conscious of them now. Up to now that that is the trajectory of the present [and] it completely continues to go deeper. I don’t wish to say an excessive amount of greater than that however you’ll see it within the subsequent 4 episodes. It will get very thrilling.”

Quantum Leap airs on NBC Mondays at 10 p.m. ET.