The new ABC drama series LAST RESORT does not shy away from launching nuclear missiles, which it amply demonstrated in its pilot episode. To ramp up the uncertainty about who has control of those remaining missiles, last week’s episode revealed a traitor in the USS Colorado’s midst when Captain Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher) discovered someone had stolen his launch key. So this week’s new episode entitled “Nuke It Out” brings back the reality of how unstable the volatile situation is when the military crew becomes their own worst enemy. It is a race to determine: who stole the launch key and what for? Who exactly now controls the remaining nukes aboard the Colorado? And what lengths will each of them go to keep the situation from becoming explosive?
In an exclusive interview, co-star Daniel Lissing, who plays U.S. Navy SEAL James King, talked about the bristling tension between James and Grace (Daisy Betts) and what is going through James’ mind now that he finds himself caught up in the global events sparked by the SEALS’ covert mission in Pakistan. [Read more…]