'Y: The Last Man Rising' Produced and Starring 'GH's' Kent King - Soap Opera Network
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Based on the  comic book series “,” which produced only 60 issues in the span of nearly five years (September 2002 to March 2008), “ Rising” is a fan film that tells the story of Yorick (), an artist who must be protected at all costs in order to ensure the continued survival of the human race. Special Agent 355 is the one tasked in protecting him by any means necessary. In July, IGN Entertainment debuted the film online that stars former “” and “: Night Shift” actress (ex-Dr. Lainey Winters) in the role of Agent 355. King co-produced the film alongside her husband , who also served as writer, producer and director of the 21 minute long film.

In addition to King, the film features “an ensemble cast, including my good friend and fellow ‘GH’r’ ,” said the actress to Soap Opera Network. “A few of the other cast members have soap history as well. And if you look/listen really really closely, you can spot my bestie Minae Noji [ex-Dr. Kelly Lee, "GH" and "GH: NS"]. It also stars Travis Quentin Young, , and Traci Dinwiddie.”

Note: “Y” is a non-profit fan film and is not endorsed or affiliated with /Vertigo or Bros. Studios. It is intended for entertainment purposes only. All names and references of “Y: The Last Man” are copyrights of DC Comics/Vertigo and their respective trademark and copyright holders.

Press Notes

Song: Rise
Artist: DJ Adam 12 (Performed by Chole Leighton)
Download it here: http://soundcloud.com/dj-adam-12/rise

Based on one of the most critically acclaimed comics of all time. A mysterious plague has wiped out all men on the planet, and women are left to pick up the pieces of society. The only surviving man is Yorick, an amateur escape artist who is the key to the continual survival of the human race. Special Agent 355 is tasked to protect his life at all costs. Luckily, she’s really good at her job…

IGN and Drake 1129 Productions are proud to present this new short film, made by super fans of the comic. It covers the initial plague that kills any mammal with a Y chromosome (except Yorick and his trusty monkey companion, Ampersand) and an awesome fight between Agent 355 and a fanatical group of Amazons.

Directed and Written by Christian Cardona
Produced by Kent King and Christian Cardona

Yorick………………….Travis Quentin Young
Agent 355…………….Kent King
Hero……………………Rebecca Marshall
Roxy……………………Vida Guerra
Victoria………………..Traci Dinwiddie

This fan film is not endorsed by or affiliated with DC Comics/ Vertigo, Warner Bros Studios, or the original creators of the comic, Brian K Vaughan & . You should read the original comic though — it’s really, really good.

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