FX's Y: The Last Man Series Gets a First Look and Series Order

Yorick Brown and Ampersand realizing that all of the men are dead.
Image: FX

In 2020, all men will be wiped off the face of the Earth in FX’s live-action adaptation of Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s Y: The Last Man series. All men, that is, except for one Yorick Brown.

Today, FX announced that it’s moving forward with plans for a first season of Y: The Last Man, with Michael Green of American Gods fame and Aïda Mashaka Croal attached as co-showrunners and Barry Keoghan starring as Yorick. But of course, the cast of a series about a world with no men needs a lot of women. In an unnamed role, Diane Lane rounds out the cast that includes Amber Tamblyn, Imogen Poots, and Captain Marvel’s Lashana Lynch.

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While the show’s not set to premiere until 2020, the first striking image of Yorick and his pet capuchin Ampersand walking down a street full of dead men, posted by the Hollywood Reporter, perfectly captures the energy that made the original comic so compelling.


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