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Michael Bay Could Direct Sci-Fi TV Pilot For TNT

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Transformers director Michael Bay intends to call the shots on the pilot for a new sci-fi TV show for TNT called The Last Ship , if the US cable channel gives it the green light.

Yesterday, TNT (home of Falling Skies ) announced a slate of projects-in-development, and the most exciting for SFX was The Last Ship .

According to Deadline , “In this exciting action/adventure project based on the popular novel by William Brinkley, the crew of a naval destroyer is forced to confront the reality of a new existence when a pandemic decimates most of the earth's population. Michael Bay ( Transformers ) intends to direct the pilot if it is green lit. Executive Producers: Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form, Hank Steinberg (showrunner and writer) and Steve Kane (writer). Production Company: Platinum Dunes.”

Dave Golder
Dave Golder

Dave is a TV and film journalist who specializes in the science fiction and fantasy genres. He's written books about film posters and post-apocalypses, alongside writing for SFX Magazine for many years.