Adam Baldwin Replaces Titus Welliver on TNT Pilot The Last Ship
Chuck alum Adam Baldwin will replace Titus Welliver in the TNT pilot The Last Ship, Deadline reports.
Welliver was forced to depart the project because of a family health emergency, according to the site.
Eric Dane cast in Michael Bay's TNT pilot
Executive-produced by Michael Bay, The Last Ship follows the crew of a naval destroyer who are among the only survivors on Earth after a global catastrophe decimates the world's population. Baldwin will play Mike Slattery, who is second in command to Captain Tom Chandler (recent Grey's grad Eric Dane). Tom and Mike, described as a fair man and a family man, occasionally clash.
Without a Trace's Hank Steinberg will serve as showrunner and is penning the pilot, along with The Closer's Steven Kane.
Baldwin guest-starred on three episodes of Law & Order: SVU as Capt. Cragen's temporary replacement. Aside from his five-year stint on Chuck as growly spy John Casey, Baldwin is also known in the Whedonverse for his roles on Angel and Firefly.