Eliza Clark Joins The FX Drama Series 'Y' As Showrunner
June 18, 2019
Eliza Clark has joined the creative team on the upcoming FX drama series Y as Writer, Showrunner and Executive Producer, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Gina Balian, Presidents, Original Programming, FX Entertainment.
"Eliza Clark is an enormously talented writer and producer whose ambitious vision for Y will only enhance the mystique and allure of this powerful story," said Grad. "We are thrilled to have her on board and partner with this stellar cast, Brian, Nina, Brad and Melina."
All of the men are dead. But one. Based on DC Comics' acclaimed series Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, Y traverses a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event has decimated every male save for one lone human. The new world order of women will explore gender, race, class and survival.
Diane Lane stars in Y, leading an ensemble cast featuring Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield with Marin Ireland and Amber Tamblyn.
Clark said, "A decade ago I devoured the complete Y: The Last Man series cover to cover, imagining how it might take shape on screen. It introduced me to the amazing work of Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra and the complex, fascinating world of Y. I'm thrilled to tell this story and to be working with this immensely talented cast."
Jacobson added, >"We were chasing Eliza Clark as a writer long before we knew that she shared our obsession with Y: The Last Man. Eli's singular voice and insight into the world and themes of Y make her uniquely suited to bring this story to life."
Y: The Last Man is a 60-issue science fiction comic book series published beginning in 2002. It received three Eisner Awards, and received the first Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story for Y: The Last Man, Volume 10
- 2019-06-18 @ 9:48 pm
She's been a writer and producer on TNT's Animal Kingdom. Never seen it. She's also one of Joss Whedon's sisters-in-law.
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