Ben Schnetzer to Play The Lead in The ‘Y: The Last Man’ Series

FX has cast Ben Schnetzer t o play the character Yorick Brown who in the comic series the show is based on is  a young amateur escape artist who is believed to be the last human male on Earth. Also part of the  cast is  Diane Lane, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield, Marin Ireland, and Amber Tamblyn. Eliza Clark will serve as showrunner and executive producer. Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson will executive produce via Color Force along with Vaughan and Mari Jo Winkler-Ioffreda. Melina Matsoukas will direct the pilot and executive produce. The show is produced by FX Productions.

The series centers on Yorick Brown and his pet Capuchin monkey Ampersand, the only males who survived the apparent global androcide. Based on the comic series by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra

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