The Last Ship: Anchors Away on TNT!

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TNT is officially ready to set sail with Michael Bay.

The network has given a green light to The Last Ship, a Navy-based drama produced by the man behind Transformers.

It will star Eric Dane (Grey's Anatomy) as Captain Tom Chandler, the leader of U.S.S. Nathan James, a destroyer summoned by the new President of the United States to do whatever it can in the face of a global crisis.

Tracy Middendorf is on board as Chandler's wife, while Adam Baldwin will portray the ship's second-in-command and Rhona Mitra will star as a paleomicrobiologist assigned to the boat to investigate what caused of billions of deaths around the world.

The Last Ship will debut with 10 episodes in 2014. Watch the first trailer now:

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