'Last Man Standing' season 8: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, news and everything else about Fox show

'Last Man Standing' season 8 will take the prime spot of Thursday Night Football once the season concludes.


                            'Last Man Standing' season 8: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, news and everything else about Fox show

The Baxters will be back for another season. Fox recently announced that 'Last Man Standing' has been renewed for season 8. Though the series is coming back for another season, it will not have its usual Fall premiere. But when it does premiere, the series will have a prime time spot on Thursday nights. 

'Last Man Standing' will take the prime spot of Thursday Night Football once its season concludes. With all the anticipation for the new season going around, here's everything you need to know about 'Last Man Standing' season 8. 

Release Date 

Currently, there is no information on the exact release date for season 8 of the show but it is set to air sometime in 2020. 

Plot 

'Last Man Standing' revolves around Mike Baxter (Tim Allen), a senior executive and director of marketing for an iconic outdoor sporting goods store chain that is based out of Denver, Colorado. While Mike might be the king at work, he is the odd man out in his home that is dominated by women, namely his wife Vanessa and their three daughters. Though this is how the show began, it is filled with a grandson and the young men who are married to or dating his daughters. 

Cast 

Tim Allen

Tim Allen plays Mike Baxter. Allen is an actor and comedian who is known for his roles as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor on the ABC sitcom 'Home Improvement' (1991–1999). He also voiced  Buzz Lightyear for the Toy Story franchise and played Scott Calvin and Santa Claus in The Santa Clause film trilogy. His other films include 'For Richer or Poorer', 'Jungle 2 Jungle', 'Galaxy Quest', 'Big Trouble', 'Christmas with the Kranks', 'The Shaggy Dog', 'Wild Hogs', 'Redbelt', and 'Crazy on the Outside'.

Tim Allen attends the 2019 FOX Upfront at Wollman Rink, Central Park on May 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)

 

Nancy Travis 

Nancy Travis plays the role of Vanessa Baxter, Mike's wife. Travis is an actress who began her career on Off-Broadway theater. After which she got her first leading screen role in the miniseries 'Harem' opposite Omar Sharif. She got her breakthrough in 1987 when she played the role of Sylvia Bennington in the comedy film 'Three Men and a Baby', she later appeared in its sequel, 'Three Men and a Little Lady'.

Nancy Travis attends the 2019 FOX Upfront at Wollman Rink, Central Park on May 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)

 

Amanda Fuller

Amanda Fuller plays the role of Kristin Beth Baxter, Mike and Vanessa's eldest daughter. Fuller is an actress who first appeared as Eve in 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'. After which she has appeared in other series like 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit', 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation', 'NCIS', '7th Heaven', 'Judging Amy', 'Boston Public', 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer', '8 Simple Rules', 'The Division', 'Touched by an Angel', 'Malcolm in the Middle', 'The Practice, 'Without a Trace', 'L.A. Doctors' and 'That 70s Show' and a role in the graphic adventure game Frankenstein: Through the Eyes of the Monster. Currently, she plays the role of  Madison "Badison" Murphy on 'Orange Is the New Black'.

Amanda Fuller attends the 2019 FOX Upfront at Wollman Rink, Central Park on May 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)

 

Other cast in the film include Molly McCook, Kaitlyn Dever, Christoph Sanders, Héctor Elizondo, Jet Jurgensmeyer, Jordan Masterson, Jonathan Adams, and Krista Marie Yu.

Creator

Jack Burditt is the creator of 'Last Man Standing.' Burditt is an award-winning producer and screenwriter who has worked on series like Netflix's 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt', 'Frasier', '30 Rock', and 'The Mindy Project'. Burditt won two Emmy awards for 'Frasier' and three as an Executive Producer on '30 Rock'. 

Trailer 

Currently, no trailer has been released for season 8 of 'Last Man Standing.'

Where to watch 

'Last Man Standing' aired on ABC for 6 seasons after the network canceled the series. Following its cancelation, the series was taken up by Fox and renewed for season 7. 'Last Man Standing' will return to Fox for season 8. 

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