Speaking to Wizard Magazine, the 22-year-old actor said: “You take Sam [Witwicky, his character in Transformers] and you put a monkey on his shoulder. I don’t know if it’s that big a differential. It seems like he’s the ordinary guy in an extraordinary situation again.” The plot revolves around Yorick, who finds himself the last remaining man on Earth after a virus wipes out every male animal, aside from his loyal monkey companion Ampersand. The character finds himself pursued by Israeli special agents, scientists, and of course, women everywhere he goes. LaBoeuf, however, is definite on the fact that the role isn’t for him. “I’m not willing to make that movie currently, and may be too old to play the role by the time it does come around.”
Y: The Last Man will be directed by DJ Caruso and written by Carl Ellsworth. The original comic, on which the film will be based, was penned by Brian K Vaughn.