Following a 2018 TV pilot directed by Melina Matsoukas, FX has greenlit an adaptation of the Vertigo (DC) graphic novel "Y: The Last Man", by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, as an episodic TV series, starting in Toronto October 26, 2020, starring Ben Schnetzer ("Warcraft") as 'Yorick Brown', Diane Lane as 'Senator Jennifer Brown', Imogen Poots as 'Hero Brown', Lashana Lynch as 'Agent 355', Juliana Canfield as 'Beth', Marin Ireland as 'Nora', Amber Tamblyn as 'Mariette Callows' and Timothy Hutton as the 'US President' :
"...'Yorick Brown', an amateur escape artist and his pet Capuchin monkey 'Ampersand'...
"...seem to be the last survivors of a mysterious plague that has killed every other male mammal on Earth.
"The two set off on a globe-spanning journey to reunite with Yorick's girlfriend...
"...to discover what wiped out the world’s 'Y' chromosomes and find out why only Yorick and the monkey survived..."
"'Y: The Last Man' is a towering achievement among graphic novel storytelling," said FX president original programming Nick Grad.
"...and it's been rewarding to work with this outstanding team.
"Michael Green and Aïda Mashaka Croal have partnered with Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson to deliver a stunning new expression of this fascinating and timely story.
" Melina Matsoukas, who directed the pilot, did an incredible job bringing it to life..."
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