The Strain @Fx

Based upon the 2009 vampire horror novel by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan The Strain, follows the events that occurred when a mysterious viral outbreak spreads upon New York. An ancient and evil strain of vampirism is to break lose. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.

FX has ordered 13 episodes for the 1st season. The third episode, "Gone Smooth", will debut at the 2014 SDCC on July 25.

The Strain is a 2009 vampire horror novel by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. It is the first installment in The Strain Trilogy, and was followed by The Fall (2010) and The Night Eternal (2011).

Staring Corey Stoll as Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, Mia Maestro as Dr. Nora Martinez and David Bradley as Abraham Setrakian