Y: THE LAST MAN Movie Dead, Rights Back to Vaughan & Guerra
Y: The Last Man won’t be a film anytime soon. Despite a couple of false starts, New Line (a division of Warner Bros)’s option on the comic has expired, reverting the rights back to Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra.
Dan Trachtenberg was last attached to direct the movie early last year, and told Slashfilm the news. He then went on to tell them a bit about his plans for the film adaptation of Vertigo’s biggest success this side of Sandman.
”I started getting excited about bringing to the BIG screen what we’ve been getting in TV so readily now - great characters, relationships, world build, and genre re-combination.” Trachtenberg said the script for the film was “essentially the first two trades,” seeking to “tell a complete story… but not the whole story,” hoping for a franchise. The director said the movie would’ve had some flavors (and references to) of films like Raiders of the Lost Ark..."
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