Y: The Final Man Collection Has Hazy Future at FX as Producers Exit
Y: The Final Man producers Aida Mashaka Croal and Michael Inexperienced have taken to Twitter to announce that FX “has determined to not transfer ahead with our collection in its present type,” although a community insider says that FX has merely parted methods with the producers over artistic variations, and that it’s nonetheless shifting ahead with the collection and the present solid. Confused? So are we.
Croal and Inexperienced co-produced the pilot, based mostly on Brian Ok. Vaughn and Pia Guerra‘s acclaimed comedian e-book collection that follows the only surviving male on Earth after a virus fully palms the planet over to ladies. The artistic group tapped Melina Matsoukas to direct and Rodrigo Prieto to function her director of images, and collectively, they solid Barry Keoghan to star alongside Diane Lane, Lashana Lynch, Imogen Poots, Amber Tamblyn and Julianna Canfield.
“We hoped to reward their expertise and their belief not simply with success, however with a present that had one thing to say, in a time when issues have to be stated. As Y followers ourselves, we hope the long run permits simply that,” wrote Croal and Inexperienced in a joint assertion.
Studying between the strains there, I’m guessing they delivered an especially political, subversive and sure divisive take, whereas FX was seemingly in search of one thing a bit extra industrial and mainstream. The community has had excessive hopes for Y: The Final Man, as has all of Hollywood, the place the challenge has been in improvement for greater than a decade.
It stays to be seen who will take over manufacturing of Y: The Final Man and whether or not the expertise will need to stay aboard, to not point out whether or not the pilot shall be reshot. It seems like all the present will have to be re-conceived to fulfill FX’s excessive requirements, which isn’t essentially a foul factor, regardless of how unhappy Y followers are as we speak. All I do know is that the community and the producers put collectively a top-notch solid, and it might be a disgrace to let that form of ensemble slip via FX’s fingers and go to waste.
It’s unclear whether or not FX’s current sale to Disney performed a job within the destiny of the collection, however I’d think about we’ll obtain additional clarification within the coming weeks. Keep tuned…