Y: The Last Man TV series in development as pilot ordered by FX
After a long period of development, US cable network FX has ordered a pilot for a new TV series based on Brian K. Vaughan's beloved comic book series Y: The Last Man.
The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Michael Green and Aida Mashaka Croal will serve as co-showrunners and Melina Matsoukas will direct.
The comic book series by DC Comics / Vertigo title launched in 2002 and centres around Yorick Brown — the last surviving human with a Y chromosome — and his Capuchin monkey, Ampersand, following a plague that has wiped out the male chromosome.
Here's FX's brief description of the series.
"All of the men are dead. But one. Y traverses a world of women — exploring gender, race, class and survival."
There is no news yet on who might play Yorick, but given the critical acclaim around the series, interest is sure to be high.
Last updated: 06/04/2018 11:34:45