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.”