Max Adler, Bruce Davison

Glee's Max Adler and Oscar-nominated actor Bruce Davison have joined the ABC pilot Last Resort.

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The project, from The Shield creator Shawn Ryan, tells the story of a renegade submarine crew who go on the run after defying an order to fire nuclear missiles. The team, lead by Capt. Marcus Chaplin (Men of a Certain Age's Andre Braugher), find refuge at a NATO base where they declare themselves as an independent nuclear station. Also starring in the project are Scott Speedman, Autumn Reeser and Daisy Betts.

Adler will appear as a guest star in the pilot, while Davison will recur should the drama get picked up.

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Adler is best known for his recurring role as closeted gay bully Dave Karofsky on Glee. Davison most recently appeared on Covert Affairs and Hawaii Five-0.