Who says the apocalypse has to be a dour and hopeless slog? The tortured production history of the Y: The Last Man adaptation might have been exactly that to this point, but fans can breathe easy as FX goes full speed ahead on driving up the hype for their upcoming series. Led by Ben Schnetzer (Snowden, Warcraft) as Yorick Brown, the cast of the series will also include Diane Lane as Senator Jennifer Brown along with Ashley Romans as Agent 355 and Olivia Thirlby. 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 first trailer leaned into the horror, tragedy, and self-seriousness of it all, which makes a certain amount of sense as it had to….