Former Quantum Leap
star Scott Bakula
reportedly is in talks to star in the latest Star Trek
TV venture, a prequel that takes place approximately 100 years before the original series. According to TrekToday.com
, Bakula would play Capt. Jackson Archer, the headstrong leader of the starship who has a grudge against the Vulcans. The new show is expected to debut on UPN this fall.