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FX Orders Pilot Based on ‘Y: The Last Man’

FX Networks has ordered a pilot based on the post-apocalyptic science fiction comic book series Y: The Last Man. Melina Matsoukas will direct the pilot, which will be produced by FX Productions.

Michael Green and Aida Mashaka Croal will be co-showrunners and will executive produce the project along with Matsoukas, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson of Color Force and Brian K. Vaughan.

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Based on the DC comic book series by Vaughan and Pia Guerra, Y traverses a world of women--exploring gender, race, class and survival. It examines a world where all the men are dead except for one. 

Y: The Last Man is a 60-issue comic book series that was first published in 2002.