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Diane Lane and Amber Tamblyn to Star in FX Drama Series Pilot "Y"

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Diane Lane and Amber Tamblyn to Star in FX Drama Series Pilot "Y"

The ensemble cast includes Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield and Marin Ireland.

Diane Lane Set to Star in FX Drama Series Pilot   “Y”  

Lane Headlines an Ensemble Cast Also Starring Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield and Marin Ireland

Michael Green and Aïda Mashaka Croal Are Showrunners and Melina Matsoukas Will Direct the Pilot for FX Productions

Executive Producers are Michael Green, Aïda Mashaka Croal, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Brian K. Vaughan and Melina Matsoukas

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LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2018 – Award-winning actor Diane Lane has signed on to star in the drama series pilot Y, headlining an ensemble cast also starring Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield and Marin Ireland, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions.

Based on DC Comics’ acclaimed series Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, Y traverses a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event has decimated every male mammal save for one lone human. The new world order of women will explore gender, race, class and survival.

Michael Green (American Gods, Blade Runner 2049, Logan) and Aïda Mashaka Croal (Luke Cage, Turn) serve as Showrunners and Executive Producers.  Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson of Color Force (American Crime Story, Pose, The Hunger Games) and Brian K. Vaughan are Executive Producers and developed the series. Melina Matsoukas (Insecure, Master of None, Beyonce: Formation) is Director of the pilot episode and also serves as Executive Producer. Y is produced by FX Productions.

Diane Lane (Unfaithful, Under the Tuscan Sun) will play "Senator Jennifer Brown." A Junior Senator in her first term, Senator Brown has already made a name for herself in political circles for her willingness to put personal ideals above politics. She is also the mother of Yorick and Hero Brown.

Barry Keoghan (Dunkirk, The Killing of a Sacred Deer) will play "Yorick Brown," a young man quick to use humor to deflect from his problems who may be the lone male survivor of a worldwide plague.

Imogen Poots (Green Room, Frank & Lola, Knight of Cups) will play "Hero Brown." A tough and confident EMT, Hero nurses a deep emotional trauma that often leads her to cross personal and professional lines.

Lashana Lynch (Captain Marvel, Bulletproof, Still Star Crossed) will play "Agent 355," a Secret Service agent who performs the duties of her job with the utmost professionalism, even under the most unexpected set of circumstances.

Juliana Canfield (Succession) will play "Beth." A Brooklyn-based knife maker, Beth grew up on a farm and went to New York to experience the big city.  She finds something endearing about the hapless Yorick and when they’re together, there’s the undeniable spark of two kids in love.

Marin Ireland (Sneaky Pete, Hell or High Water) with play "Nora," the President’s senior assistant and right hand. She effortlessly balances family life with a job navigating the corridors of power.

Y: The Last Man is a 60-issue science fiction comic book series published beginning in 2002. It received three Eisner Awards, and received the first Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story for Y: The Last Man, Volume 10.

Amber Tamblyn Joins Cast of FX Drama Series Pilot "Y"  

Tamblyn Joins Ensemble Cast Also Starring Diane Lane, Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield and Marin Ireland

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LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2018 – Amber Tamblyn has joined the cast of the drama series pilot Y, starring alongside Diane Lane, Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield and Marin Ireland, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions.

Tamblyn will play "Mariette Callows." Daughter of the President of the United States, Mariette has been groomed for a career in politics and to uphold her father’s conservative values.

Amber Tamblyn is an author, actress and director. She's been nominated for an Emmy®, Golden Globe® and Independent Spirit Award for her work in television and film, including House M.D. and Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. She is the author of three books of poetry including the critically acclaimed best-seller, Dark Sparkler. Tamblyn’s debut novel, Any Man, was released on June 26 by Harper Perennial.  Most recently, she wrote and directed the feature film, Paint it Black, based on the novel by Janet Fitch, starring Alia Shawkat, Janet McTeer and Alfred Molina, which is out on Netflix. She reviews books of poetry by women for Bust Magazine, is a poet in residence at Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls and is a contributing writer for The New York Times. Tamblyn is an avid proponent of equity and a founding signatory of the Time’s Up Movement.  She lives in New York. Tamblyn is represented at UTA, by attorney Harris Hartman at Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern, and ID.

Based on DC Comics’ acclaimed series Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, Y traverses a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event has decimated every male mammal save for one lone human. The new world order of women will explore gender, race, class and survival.

Michael Green (American Gods, Blade Runner 2049, Logan) and Aïda Mashaka Croal (Luke Cage, Turn) serve as Showrunners and Executive Producers.  Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson of Color Force (American Crime Story, Pose, The Hunger Games) and Brian K. Vaughan are Executive Producers and developed the series. Melina Matsoukas (Insecure, Master of None, Beyonce: Formation) will direct the pilot episode and also serves as Executive Producer. Y is produced by FX Productions. Y: The Last Man is a 60-issue science fiction comic book series published beginning in 2002. It received three Eisner Awards, and received the first Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story for Y: The Last Man, Volume 10.