Eric Dane, whose Grey’s Anatomy swan song aired last week, has inked a deal to headline TNT’s apocalyptic drama pilot The Last Ship.
The project, produced by Michael Bay and based on the William Brinkley novel, follows the crew of a naval destroyer in the wake of a global catastrophe that nearly obliterated the earth’s population.
Dane will play Captain Tom Chandler, a career Navy man and a loving father and husband who’s never home as much as he’d like to be. Chandler is authoritative, decisive, fair, courageous and a born leader, respected and loved by men and women in his command.
The cast also includes Michaela McManus, Charles Parnell, Travis Van Winkle, Christina Elmore and Sam Spruell.Follow @MichaelAusiello