There have been rumors of Bryan K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s hit Vertigo comic series Y: The Last Man getting a movie for ages, but it’s been stuck in development hell for years. Now, however, it appears the show will finally be getting its much0anticipated live-action adaptation—except now it’ll be on TV.
The Hollywood Reporter broke the news, claiming that Vaughan is currently working with FX to adapt his dystopian series, which is set in a post-disaster world where a virus has wiped out every man on the planet except for Yorick and his pet monkey Ampersand, who both navigate a new world rebuilt by women. The network is currently looking for both a director and writer to work with Vaughan on the adaptation.
FX naturally declined to comment, but this is excellent news. A Y: The Last Man movie could have been amazing, but the series is much better suited to the breathing space TV could give the concept.
[Via The Hollywood Reporter]