‘Y: The Last Man’ Adaptation Ordered to Pilot at FX

Michael Green and Aida Mashaka Croal to executive produce

Y the Last Man
Vertigo Comics

FX has given a pilot order to a TV adaptation of the comic book series “Y: The Last Man.”

Titled “Y,” the sci-fi drama is based on the comic by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra and is set in the world populated entirely by women, save one man.

“American Gods” and “Blade Runner 2049” writer Michael Green will serve as co-showrunner on the project alongside Aida Mashaka Croal. They will executive produce alongside Vaughan, director Melina Matsoukas, and Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson of Color Force.

The original comic series ran for 60 issues, beginning in 2002. It received three Eisner Awards, and received the first Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story for its tenth volume.

FX and Green have long been in development on the project, with FX first attempting to the adapt the acclaimed comic in 2015 and Green coming aboard a year later.