Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan‘s novel comes to life on FX as new horror TV series The Strain. I am so stoked to see what this horror series turns into. The poster shows a worm-like virus entering the eye so it is definitely not for the squirmish but so Guillermo del Toro. The Strain stars Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Roger Cross, Leslie Hope and Regina King.
The Strain is a high-concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (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.
"The Strain" (2014)
Synopsis: A mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism ravages the city of New York.
Directors: Guillermo del Toro, Vincenzo Natali, Howard Deutch, David Semel, T.J. Scott, Ken Girotti, J. Miles Dale, Deran Sarafian, Peter Weller, Phil Abraham, Charlotte Sieling, Kevin Dowling, Guy Ferland
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama
Producers: Carlton Cuse, Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan, J. Miles Dale, Gary Ungar, Cory Bird, Regina Corrado, Bradley Thompson, David Weddle, Ra'uf Glasgow, Richard J. Anobile, Andrew Zolot, Elizabeth Ann Phang, Gennifer Hutchison, Glen Whitman
Musicians: Ramin Djawadi
Editors: John M. Valerio, Anthony Miller, Russell Denove, Nona Khodai, Sarah Boyd, Kathryn Himoff, Sunny Hodge, Christopher Nelson, Gena Bleier, Anthony Redman, Sidney Wolinsky
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