THE STRAIN (FX)
A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.
STARRING: Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, Miguel Gomez
From the minds of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, based on their novel trilogy of the same name, “The Strain” is a 13-episode horror/drama series on FX that focuses on a “outbreak” of vampirism in New York City. Del Toro also directed the pilot and Emmy Award winning writer and producer Carlton Cuse (“LOST”) is onboard as executive producer/showrunner and writer on the series.
“The Strain” premieres July 13 at 10:00pm.