Casting: McManus, Diamantopoulos, Fiennes

The Last Ship
Michaela McManus, Charles Parnell, Travis Van Winkle, Christina Elmore and Sam Spruell are all set to co-star in the Michael Bay-produced and Jonathan Mostow-directed TNT action drama pilot “The Last Ship”.

The series centers on the crew of a naval destroyer who, after a global catastrophe decimates the earth’s population, are forced to confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they are among the only survivors. [Source: Deadline]

Arrested Development
“The Three Stooges” co-star Chris Diamantopoulos will join “Arrested Development” on the show’s new home on Netflix. He will appear in at least three episodes.

Diamantopoulos is also set to appear on NBC’s “Community” and Fox’s “Goodwin Games” during this coming season. [Source: Deadline]

Grand Budapest Hotel
Ralph Fiennes is the latest name to join the cast of Wes Anderson’s “Grand Budapest Hotel”. Fiennes will take the role once slated for Johnny Depp.

As Fiennes has joined the cast, formerly linked star Angela Lansbury has exited the project. Anderson, Scott Rudin and Steven Rales will produce. [Source: Deadline]