Amber Tamblyn (“Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,” “House”) is set for a starring role as Mariette Callows, daughter of the President of the United States, in FX’s “Y” – its new drama pilot based on Brian K. Vaughan’s acclaimed post-apocalyptic science fiction DC comic book series “Y: The Last Man”.
The story is set in a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event has decimated every male mammal save for one lone young man and his pet monkey. The new world order of women will explore gender, race, class and survival.
Tamblyn’s Mariette has been groomed for a career in politics and to uphold her father’s conservative values. Diane Lane, Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield and Marin Ireland also star in the series which has Michael Green and Aida Mashaka Croal as showrunners.