The series is a Mick Ford (Single Father, Ashes to Ashes) adaptation of Blake Morrison's best-selling book.
(Rupert Penry Jones: Left - Shaun Evans: Right)
Episodes' Genevieve O'Reilly, The Trip's Claire Keelan, Waking The Dead's Hugh Mitchell and Swedish actor Alexander Karim have also signed up for the project.
The Last Weekend follows the story of two couples with a shared history on holiday in Suffolk over a bank holiday weekend. Evans plays a working class primary school teacher, who made friends with the sporty and privileged Ollie (Penry-Jones) at university.
The men's competitive edge, a resurrected old bet and returning sexual tensions result in "a horrendous and catastrophic outcome" for both couples.
Executive producer Sally Woodward Gentle said: "The Last Weekend is a brilliantly written, evocative portrayal of modern male jealousy. Superbly crafted and tightly structured, Mick has brought Morrison's claustrophobic thriller to life with exquisite menace."
ITV's head of drama Laura Mackie added: "Producers Carnival are brilliant at delivering classy, high-quality drama and The Last Weekend will add to our strong slate of contemporary serials."
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