Senior Entertainment Writer, Tech AdvisorOCT 18, 2021 7:56 pm BST
After a long old wait for DC fans, the adaptation of the critically acclaimed comic Y: The Last Man finally has a TV adaptation. However, the good news has immediately been followed with the information that the show has not been renewed.
If you’d like to know more about the series adaptation of Y: The Last Man, then keep on reading. We also have similar articles for other upcoming DC series, including
Justice League Dark and
UK viewers are slightly behind those in the States, which is around an episode ahead. Fortunately, there is a way to watch Y: The Last Man on Hulu from abroad.
How to watch Y: The Last Man on Hulu in the UK
Y: The Last Man releases on Disney+ UK just over a week later than it does on FX via Hulu. If you’re keen to avoid spoilers for the show, then you can sign up for Hulu from abroad by using a VPN such as
Once you’ve chosen your VPN, head on over to the
Hulu website to sign up, which is currently offering month-long free trials for new subscribers.
Buy the gift card first, then redeem the code sent to your email on the Hulu website. This should be enough to cover a few months of a subscription, which is enough time to watch all of the Y: The Last Man.
The first full trailer for the series is finally here – take a look:
Who are the cast and crew of Y: The Last Man?
Here’s the cast members that are starring in Y: The Last Man, and who they will be playing:
Ben Schnetzer as Yorick Brown
Diane Lane as President Jennifer Brown
Ashley Romans as Agent 355 / Peace
Diana Bang as Dr. Allison Mann
Olivia Thirlby as Hero Brown
Juliana Canfield as Beth DeVille
Marin Ireland as Nora Brady
Amber Tamblyn as Kimberly Cunningham
Paul Gross as the U.S. President
Elliot Fletcher as Sam Jordan
Behind the camera, the original comic book writer of the series, Brian K. Vaughan, is producing alongside Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson, with the production companies Color Force and FX Production.
The showrunner and writer of several episodes is Eliza Clark, who is also an executive producer. There have been many changes behind the camera, with Michael Green and Aida Mashaka Croal both exiting as showrunners throughout the development process.
Louise Friedberg directed the first few episodes, and the whole season is helmed by women directors.
What is the plot of Y: The Last Man?
Y: The Last Man is all about a mysterious plague which wipes out all males of every species on Earth, apart from two – Yorick Brown and his pet monkey Ampersand. The pair join forces with Agent 355 to set out across the country to discover who started this genocide and why.
Where to watch Y: The Last Man
If you’re in the US, you can watch Y: The Last Man on FX via Hulu. New subscribers can get a free trial for a month, and then a subscription either costs $5.99 per month for ad-supported content and $11.99 per month for ad-free. You can
sign up on the Hulu website.
For UK and European viewers, you can watch the series on Disney Plus. The show sits on the Star library, which is the place for all Hulu shows. Disney+ costs either £7.99 per month, or £79.90 per year, and you can
sign up for an account over on the Disney+ website.
Will Y: The Last Man get a second season?
Sadly, Hulu and FX have decided not to renew Y: The Last Man. Showrunner Eliza Clark is encouraging fans of the show to keep up the hype on social media with the hashtag #YLivesOn, something which has helped save shows in the past such as Young Justice.
Whether this campaign will work or not is a matter of time. Take a look at the statement in full below:
Hannah Cowton is a Senior Entertainment Writer at Tech Advisor and Macworld, working across entertainment, consumer technology and lifestyle. Her interests and specialities lie in streaming services, film and television reviews and rumours, gaming, wearables and smart home products. She's also the creator of The London Geek, a geek culture and lifestyle blog.