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Carlton Cuse: FX's The Strain Retains the Novels' Biologically 'Compelling,' Non-Sparkly Vampires

The Strain on FX

Consider yourself forewarned: FX’s upcoming adaptation of the The Strain will hew very closely to the biologically specific vampires dreamed up by trilogy authors Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. READ MORE

TVLine Items: Regina King Joins The Strain, New Terminator Series In Development and More

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Regina King is following up her acclaimed five-season run on Southland with a recurring role on FX’s buzzy new series The Strain.

From Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Guillermo del Toro (the Hellboy films, Pan’s Labyrinth), the thriller stars …READ MORE

TVLine Items: Nikita Faves Reunite for 12 Monkeys, Potter Vet Joins The Strain and More


Nikita‘s Nerd and Fletch are reuniting for a buzzy Syfy project.

Noah Bean has been tapped to co-star in the cabler’s 12 Monkeys pilot, which previously cast the CW spy thriller’s Aaron Stanford in its lead role. READ MORE

Exclusive: 24's Leslie Hope Battles FX's Strain


24 vet Leslie Hope has succumbed to The Strain, FX’s Guillermo del Toro-helmed drama pilot, TVLine has learned exclusively.

From Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Del Toro (the Hellboy films, Pan’s Labyrinth), the high-concept thriller stars Corey Stoll (House of Cards) as Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of a Center for Disease Control team in New York City. Unexpectedly …READ MORE

Sean Astin Succumbs to FX's The Strain

FX Pilot The Strain Cast Sean Astin

Lord of the Rings vet Sean Astin has joined FX’s vampire-tinged drama pilot The Strain.

From Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and big-screen helmer Guillermo del Toro (the Hellboy films, Pan’s Labyrinth), the high-concept thriller stars …READ MORE

FX's The Strain Pilot Adds Merlin's John Hurt

The Strain Season 1 Cast John Hurt

John Hurt is planning to sink his teeth into The Strain, FX’s vampire-virus pilot.

Hurt will play Professor Abraham Setrakian, a Holocaust survivor who emigrated to America after World War II. His character runs a pawn shop in Spanish Harlem and may …READ MORE

FX's The Strain Targets Alias Alum Mía Maestro

Mia Maestro Cast FX Pilot The Strain

Alias alum Mía Maestro has landed the female lead in The Strain, FX’s pilot about a vampire virus.

The high-concept thriller is directed by Guillermo del Toro …READ MORE

Corey Stoll To Battle Vampire Strain in FX Pilot From Guillermo Del Toro, Carlton Cuse

The Strain Pilot Corey Stoll

House of Cards breakout Corey Stoll has landed the lead in FX’s vampire virus pilot The Strain. READ MORE