FX Networks revealed the debut dates for numerous series including Y: The Last Man. The series is based on the acclaimed DC Comics series that follows on man and his pet monkey after a cataclysmic event that decimates every mammal with a Y chromosome.
The series will debut exclusively on FX on Hulu on September 13.
The comic series debuted in 2002 running in 2008 for 60 issues. The series was written by Brian K. Vaughan with art by Pia Guerrera, Goran Sudzuka, and Paul Chadwick, with ink by Jose Marzan, Jr.
After a massive deal with Netflix, Sony Pictures has signed another deal, this time with Disney. The licensing deal will bring Spider-Man and other “Marvel properties” from Sony to Disney+ and elsewhere starting with Sony’s 2022 release slate.
The deal features a lot of parts and runs through Sony’s 2026 theatrical slate. Sony titles will come to Disney+, Hulu, FX Networks, ABC, Disney Channels, and Freeform. There are other titles that are included in the deal. Disney said a “significant number’ of films will come to Hulu in June.
This is not long after Sony and Netflix signed a deal to bring Sony’s films to the platform in the post-theatrical window. The Disney deal would cover airisng after. The films will come to Netflix about nine months after the start of the theatrical run then after to Disney’s various platforms. Both deals are for the same term.
Like the Netflix deal, the Disney deal only covers the US market.
FX Networks has announced that FX Fearless Forum will be anchored by the American Horror Story: 1984 – Face the Darkness activation. FX’s American Horror Story activations are popular with fans at Comic-Con and 2019 will likely be no different. Face the Darkness taps into the essence of the hit series’ ninth installation, American Horror Story: 1984, premiering Wednesday, September 18, with an immersive excursion featuring classic tropes of slasher horror, augmented by night vision goggles to turn up the terror.
FX Fearless Forum takes over the network’s traditional space adjacent to the Convention Center at this year’s annual San Diego Comic-Con and will also feature activations including the What We Do in the Shadows Lair, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Sunscreen Zone, and the Archer O2 Station.
FX Fearless Forum will also light up the night with a spectacular, awe-inspiring projection mapped gallery display highlighting FX Network’s programming with stunning visuals. Produced by FX Design in collaboration with BARTKRESA studio, this nightly display will dazzle fans with instant share-worthy moments.
Fans will be able to pre-register for a RFID badge, which is required to gain entry to the activation, on FXSDCC.com in advance (and on-site). Registration & badge collection will be required to check into and participate in activations for premium swag, time-slot reservations and other surprises.
Hours for FX Fearless Forum at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con are as follows:
- Thursday July 17: 12pm – 6pm
- Friday July 18: 10am – 6pm
- Saturday July 19: 10am – 6pm
- Sunday July 20: 10am – 2pm