Y: The Last Man on Disney+ gets premiere date and trailer – everything we know so far

August 16, 2021
Jonathon Wilson 0
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DC Vertigo’s Y: The Last Man, by Brian K Vaughan and Pia Guerra, is a regular fixture on “Best Comics Of All Time” lists, and is, as it happens, one of my favorite stories in the medium. Spinning out in a post-apocalyptic world where all mammals with a Y chromosome mysteriously die, a lone man named Yorick and his Capuchin monkey Ampersand explore the aftermath of the global androcide. It ran for sixty issues across ten paperback volumes, and is pretty beloved, making the upcoming Disney+ adaptation almost a guaranteed hit. Here’s everything we know so far about Disney+’s Y: The Last Man.

Release date

On Disney+, Y: The Last Man will premiere its first three episodes on Wednesday, September 22, with one episode dropping every Wednesday thereafter.

Where to watch Y: The Last Man online

It’s an original series streaming exclusively on Disney+ through the service’s Star offering, which provides older-skewing content. With unprecedented access to Disney’s long history of incredible film and television entertainment, Disney+ is also the exclusive streaming home for the newest releases from The Walt Disney Studios. And through Star, it offers the latest from 20th Century Studios, Disney Television Studios, FX, Searchlight Pictures, and more. For more, visit disneyplus.com, or find the Disney+ app on most mobile and connected TV devices.


Y: The Last Man cast – who’s in it?

From the press release, this is how the cast is looking for Y: The Last Man on Disney+:

The ensemble cast features Diane Lane as “Congresswoman Jennifer Brown,” Ashley Romans as “Agent 355,” Ben Schnetzer as “Yorick Brown,” Olivia Thirlby as “Hero Brown,” Amber Tamblyn as “Kimberly Campbell Cunningham,” Marin Ireland as “Nora Brady,” Diana Bang as “Dr. Allison Mann,” Elliot Fletcher as “Sam Jordan” and Juliana Canfield as “Beth Deville.” All episodes of the season will be directed by women and the production has a significant number of female department heads, including both DPs, the production designer, costume designer, casting director, editors, stunt coordinator and more.

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