Recent Yale graduate Marissa Neitling has landed her first regular role on the TNT’s upcoming drama series The Last Ship. Executive produced by Michael Bay, it’s about the crew of a lone naval destroyer after a global pandemic who must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction. Neitling, repped by KMR and Wishlab, will be playing a member of the crew, a highly trained officer in the Combat Information Center — the intelligence and weapons hub of the ship.
Rome and Luck alumna Kerry Condon is joining another upcoming drama series, NBC’s Believe, from Alfonso Cuaron and J.J. Abrams. It centers on Bo (Johnny Sequoyah), a girl with special powers. Condon will play Zoe Boyle, who has worked at Roman Skouras’ (Kyle MacLachlan) side for years. She considers herself the “mother” of the unique group of people Skouras has collected in his top-secret organization, Orchestra, and her heart aches for the one member that got away — Bo. Condon, repped by ICM Partners, Framework and Curtis Brown, recently guest starred on AMC’s The Walking Dead.
Abrams’ other NBC drama series, Revolution, also is adding a recurring, Mat Vairo (Switched At Birth), who will play the sexy, charming, a little cocky and a lot dangerous Connor. He is repped by Gersh and Howard Green.
The Glades co-star Carlos Gomez has joined the cast of the upcoming Fox drama series Gang Related in the recurring role of Miguel Salazar, head of a ruthless Mexican cartel and one of the biggest drug suppliers on the West Coast. Repped by Stone Manners Salners and manager Billy Miller, Gomez will be seen next in Dolphin Tale 2.
The Last Ship, featuring an original score by 16-time Grammy winner Sting, will open on Broadway in the fall of 2014 following a world premiere in Chicago. Inspired by Sting’s childhood, The Last Ship is … Read More »
Ahead of its upfront presentation next week, TNT has given a 10-episode series order to post-apocalyptic action drama The Last Ship, starring Eric Dane and executive produced by filmmaker Michael Bay. (Watch the first trailer … Read More »
EXCLUSIVE: Titus Welliver has been forced to leave the TNT drama pilot The Last Ship because of a family health emergency. The network would not elaborate, but Welliver’s wife has been ill.
In his first pilot since Chuck, NBC spy series’ co-star Adam Baldwin has been tapped to replace Welliver in Last Ship, executive produced by Michael Bay. Jonathan Mostow is set to direct the pilot written by Hank Steinberg and Steven Kane. Based on the novel by William Brinkley, The Last Ship centers on the crew of a naval destroyer who, after a global catastrophe decimates the Earth’s population, are forced to confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they are among the only survivors. Baldwin will play Mike Slattery, second in command to Captain Tom Chandler (Eric Dane) onboard the USS Nathan James. Read More »
Rhona Mitra has been tapped as the female lead opposite Eric Dane in TNT‘s action drama pilot The Last Ship, executive produced by Michael Bay. Jonathan Mostow is set to direct the pilot written by Hank Steinberg and Steven Kane. Based on the novel by William Brinkley, The Last Ship centers on the crew of a naval destroyer who, after a global catastrophe decimates the Earth’s population, are forced to confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they are among the only survivors. British-born Mitra will play Rachel Scott, a direct, strong-willed, intelligent, and fearless paleomicrobiologist. Dane plays the ship’s captain. Mitra, repped by Untitled and Ken McReddie in the UK, most recently starred on Cinemax’s Strike Back. Read More »
Departing Grey’s Anatomy co-star Eric Dane has boarded his next series project… literally. Dane has been tapped as the lead in TNT‘s action drama pilot The Last Ship, executive produced by Michael Bay. Jonathan Mostow is set to direct the pilot written by Without A Trace creator Hank Steinberg and Steven Kane.
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In a rare pilot gig, feature helmer Jonathan Mostow (U-571, Terminator 3) has signed on to direct and executive produce TNT‘s action drama pilot The Last Ship, executive produced by another action movie director-producer, Michael Bay.
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EXCLUSIVE: TNT has given a pilot order to The Last Ship, an action drama series executive produced by Michael Bay. The project, originally announced as part of TNT’s development slate in May, is based on the … Read More »