Unfaithful’s Diane Lane is heading to FX’s Y: The Last Man Pilot – a sci-fi adaptation of the post-apocalyptic science fiction DC comic book series.
Lane joins Barry Keoghan (The Killing of a Sacred Deer), Imogen Poots (Green Room) Lashana Lynch (Bulletproof), Juliana Canfield (Succession) and Marin Ireland (Hell or High Water) on the cast.
Lane will play Senator Jennifer Brown. A Junior Senator in her first term, She is also the mother of Yorick and Hero Brown. Keoghan is Yorick Brown, a young man quick to use humour to deflect from his problems who may be the lone male survivor of a worldwide plague. Poots 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.
Based on the DC Comics series by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, the story focuses on 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.
Created by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, the original comic book series was published in sixty issues by Vertigo and collected in a series of ten paperback volumes (and later a series of five hardcover “Deluxe” volumes).
Michael Green (American Gods) and Aïda Mashaka Croal (Luke Cage) serve as Showrunners and Executive Producers. Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson of Color Force (American Crime Story) and Brian K. Vaughan are Executive Producers and developed the series. Melina Matsoukas (Master of None) directed the pilot episode.