Today TVShowAuditions.info is reporting that Michael Bay's production company Platinum Dunes is now in production on a new apocalyptic drama series for TNT called "The Last Ship", about a Navy destroyer whose captain and crew become some of the few remaining survivors on the planet after a global catastrophe. The series is based on the 1988 novel of the same name by William Brinkley. Casting calls are underway for new recurring and guest starring roles, and extras are also being cast throughout the season. Shooting is taking place in San Diego and Los Angeles through March 3, 2014.
Starring in "The Last Ship" is Screen Actors Guild Awards winner Eric Dane as Captain Tom Chandler, and Adam Baldwin as XO Mike Slattery. Other cast members include Michaela McManus playing the role of Lt. Jackie Makena, Charles Parnell as CMC Jeter, Travis Van Winkle playing Danny Green, Christina Elmore in the role of Lt. Alisha Granderson, Sam Spruell as Quicy, and Screen Actors Guild Awards nominee Rhona Mitra in the role of Dr. Rachel Scott.
Saturn Award winners Michael Bay, Andrew Form, and Bradley Fuller are executive producing for Platinum Dunes. Primetime Emmy Award winner Jack Bender is also executive producing along with Primetime Emmy Award nominee Hank Steinberg, and Steven Kane. TNT has given a 10-episode first season order that the network plans to launch in 2014.
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