Y: The Last Man

About the Show

A drama based on DC Comics’ acclaimed series by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, Y: The Last Man traverses a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event decimates every mammal with a Y chromosome but for one cisgender man and his pet monkey. The series follows the survivors in this new world as they struggle with their efforts to restore what was lost and the opportunity to build something better.

The ensemble cast features Diane Lane as “Jennifer Brown,” Ashley Romans as “Agent 355,” Ben Schnetzer as “Yorick Brown,” Olivia Thirlby as “Hero Brown,” Amber Tamblyn as “Kimberly Campbell Cunningham,” Marin Ireland as “Nora Brady,” Diana Bang as “Dr. Allison Mann,” Elliot Fletcher as “Sam Jordan,” Juliana Canfield as “Beth Deville” and Missi Pyle as “Roxanne.” All episodes of the season will be directed by women and the production has a significant number of female department heads, including both DPs, the production designer, costume designer, casting director, editors, stunt coordinator and more.

Developed for television by Eliza Clark, who serves as showrunner and executive producer along with Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson, Mari Jo Winkler-Ioffreda, Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra. Coleman Herbert is Co-Executive Producer, with Nellie Reed and Anna Beben as Producers. Y: The Last Man 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 was nominated for the first Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story for Y: The Last Man, Volume 10.

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Inside Look | Women in Power

Inside Look | Revolutionizing Sustainability on Set

Inside Look | The Directors

Inside Look | Women in Power

Inside Look: Building the Apocalypse

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The Pentagon Has Fallen

The Amazons Hit Marrisville

Jennifer Reveals The Truth

Agent 355 is Confronted

Nora Threatens to Expose Roxanne

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  • “a thoughtful, subversive, and surprisingly funny saga”
    - Decider
  • “witty and provocative”
    - Los Angeles Magazine
  • “a nuanced look at gender roles and the gender binary and a sharp cast that includes Diane Lane and Amber Tamblyn”
    - USA Today
  • “so good….it’s off to a great start already”
    - Mashable
  • “a Dynamite Premiere….strong performances and an incredible visual design”
    - Film School Rejects
  • “it’s impossible not to be hooked. It’s the show you didn't know you needed….The actors here are all spot-on….thrilling, harrowing, and deeply moving….★★★★★”
    - TV Fanatic
  • “Engaging….fresh….compelling, haunting, scary, or even sometimes genuinely funny”
    - Collider
  • “provocative action allegory”
    - TV Guide Magazine