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Show Your Loved Ones These Stills and Preview of The Strain Episode 1.10

9 September 2014 12:23 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

We find the main characters on "The Strain" nowhere near as interesting as the supporting players, but with just four episodes left in Season 1, we're not about to stop watching now! Here are some stills and a preview of Episode 1.10, "Loved Ones."

In addition, FX has released an "inside" look at one of those supporting players: "The Rat King," Vasily Fet, who is ready to save the world. In the video co-star Kevin Durand explains why the plague has given New York’s best exterminator his time to shine.

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"The Strain" Episode 1.10 - "Loved Ones" (airs 9/14/14, 10Pm)

Eph (Corey Stoll) investigates Kelly’s (Natalie Brown) disappearance and struggles with what he finds. Dutch (Ruta Gedmintas) pursues a plan to retaliate against Palmer (Jonathan Hyde), and Fitzwilliam (Roger Cross) makes a surprising choice. Teleplay by Gennifer Hutchison; directed by John Dahl.

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- Debi Moore

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'Real Steel 2' Secretly Being Planned; Hugh Jackman Will Return

7 September 2014 1:45 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While doing press for his new film This Is Where I Leave You, director Shawn Levy revealed that he has secretly been developing a sequel to his 2011 hit Real Steel for the past 3 and a half years.

The filmmaker revealed that Hugh Jackman is ready to reprise his role as Charlie Kenton, but they will only make a follow-up if they can find a fresh story.

"We have been quietly developing a sequel to Real Steel for three and a half years. We've come up with some great scripts but Hugh and I would only make it if the plot feels fresh, but also the character journeys feel fresh, and we've found both but never at the same time. It's ongoing. I know the clock is ticking. That movie, weirdly, for a movie that did very well globally--it did okay domestically--but the love for Real Steel remains kind of unique »

- MovieWeb

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Doctor Who series 8: Robot Of Sherwood review

6 September 2014 11:15 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Spoilers: here's our review of Doctor Who series 8 episode 3, Mark Gatiss' Robot Of Sherwood.

This review contains spoilers. Our spoiler-free review is here.

8.3 Robot Of Sherwood

"And do people ever punch you in the face?"

Three weeks into Peter Capaldi’s reign, and he gets an episode that’s more playful, dafter and – well – just plain funny.

When it was announced that Doctor Who was doing a Robin Hood episode, there was a suspicion that the character would be treated with a degree of seriousness, a bit of reverence, and one of those moments where it’s seen that the Doctor was responsible for some momentous piece of British history. You’ll be telling us he could have stopped the Great Fire Of London at this rate... *

But Robot Of Sherwood, from the pen of Mark Gatiss, veers off in a different direction. If this had been an episode »

- simonbrew

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Sean Astin Talks The Strain, Those Worms, Working With Guillermo del Toro, and His New Film The Surface

5 September 2014 1:53 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

From filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and showrunner Carlton Cuse, The Strain tells the story of an epic battle for survival between man and vampire.  When Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), the head of the Center for Disease Control in New York City, and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak that is eerily similar to an ancient and evil strain of vampirism, they quickly realize that they are waging war for the fate of humanity itself.  The show also stars David Bradley, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Kevin Durand, Miguel Gomez, Natalie Brown and Jack Kesy. During a recent interview to talk about his work on The Strain and the experience he’s had on the TV show, actor Sean Astin (who plays Cdc worker Jim Kent) talked about what got him most excited to sign on, being a part of a new vampire world, »

- Christina Radish

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The Captive Review

4 September 2014 11:08 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

For those of you who felt last year’s Prisoners was too lighthearted a jaunt down the misery lane of child abduction, good news: Atom Egoyan’s The Captive is here to cover every parent’s worst nightmare in ghoulish detail. Not psychological detail, mind you. The Captive is bewitched by many aspects of kidnapping and pedophilia: chiefly, the tech, the terminology, and the methods of a modern child abuse ring. But when it comes to characters, acting, direction, or the emotional state of its endangered subjects, The Captive isn’t all that interested.

A deceptively elegant 360-pan of wintery Niagara wilderness introduces the film, which from there on operates with the subtlety and restraint of front-page tabloid font. Egoyan kindly opens the following shot with a TV playing opera in the background, so as to remind you that what you’re watching isn’t quite the pinnacle of distraught human tragedy. »

- Sam Woolf

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A Pair of Stills and a Preview Appear for The Strain Episode 1.09 - The Disappeared

3 September 2014 12:16 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

This past weekend saw "The Strain" tackle a siege-themed episode reminiscent of Assault on Precinct 13. What's in store for us in Episode 1.09, "The Disappeared"? These stills and preview should offer a few clues.

The ensemble cast of "The Strain" is comprised of Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, Miguel Gomez, and David Bradley.

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"The Strain" Episode 1.09 - "The Disappeared" (airs 9/7/14, 10Pm)

Eph (Stoll) races to safeguard his family, only to learn that Kelly (Brown) is missing. Dutch (Ruta Gedmintas) reveals her role in Palmer’s (Hyde) plan, and Gus (Gomez) is forced to make a difficult decision about Felix (Pedro Miguel Arce). Teleplay by Regina Corrado; directed by Charlotte Sieling.

Additionally, for those of you who are caught up, we have a look at "The Downfall of Jim Kent, »

- Debi Moore

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Sean Astin on The Strain, Prosthetic Makeup, and His Most Iconic Roles

1 September 2014 10:33 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

When Vulture spoke with Sean Astin earlier this week about the events of last night’s episode of The Strain, he admitted that our question about whether he saw a thematic connection between the FX horror drama, which involves concentration-camp flashbacks, and Number the Stars, the Lois Lowry novel he has been developing that uses the Holocaust as a backdrop, “made my brain hurt.” (The short answer? There really isn’t one.) [Warning: Spoilers up through last night’s episode of The Strain to follow.] Perhaps the 43-year-old actor was merely suffering sympathy pains with Jim Kent, his character on The Strain, who experienced a massive, fatal headache last night after being shot point blank in the temple by badass exterminator Vasiliy Fet (Kevin Durand)? The mercy killing was imperative, of course, as the Cdc lackey had been infected by the show’s CGI parasites, which quickly turn their hosts into icky vampires. Just »

- Kenny Herzog

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Guillermo del Toro Talks The Strain, the Learning Curve of TV, Casting David Bradley, Looking to Season 2, the Overall 5-Season Plan, and More

31 August 2014 3:57 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

From filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and showrunner Carlton Cuse, The Strain tells the story of an epic battle for survival between man and vampire.  When Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), the head of the Center for Disease Control in New York City, and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak that is eerily similar to an ancient and evil strain of vampirism, they quickly realize that they are waging war for the fate of humanity itself.  The show also stars David Bradley, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Kevin Durand, Miguel Gomez, Natalie Brown and Jack Kesy. During this recent exclusive interview with Collider, executive producer Guillermo del Toro talked about why he wanted to do a horror TV series, the idea of vampires as a predatory species, why he wanted to direct the pilot, supervising all of the visual and make-up effects on the series, »

- Christina Radish

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The Strain Episode 8 Photos Released

29 August 2014 9:31 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The numbers of the vampiric strigoi may be growing in New York City, but Abraham Setrakian and friends take up a new strategy against the creatures of the night in this Sunday’s eighth episode of Guillermo del Toro’s The Strain. New photos from the show’s next installment show ultraviolet lights being wielded like weapons.

Episode 8: “Creatures of the Night” Synopsis:

“After discovering the potency of ultraviolet light against the strigoi, Setrakian gains a new and unlikely disciple. A quick trip to a Brooklyn convenience store turns into a deadly all-night siege.”

The Strain is a high concept thriller from Academy Award® nominated Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, author Chuck Hogan and writer/producer Carlton Cuse, which is based on the best-selling vampire novel trilogy of the same title written by del Toro and Hogan.

It tells the story of “Dr. Ephraim Goodweather,” the head of the Center »

- Derek Anderson

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Creatures of the Night Gather in These Stills and Promo for The Strain Episode 1.08

27 August 2014 3:19 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

From the looks of these new stills and promo for the upcoming Episode 1.08 of "The Strain," entitled "Creatures of the Night," finally our main characters are starting to come together. Check 'em out along with another peek "inside" the series.

In the "Inside the Strain - A Novel Approach" video you'll find below Episode 1.08's preview, the cast and crew discuss what differences and similarities exist between the book and the TV series.

The ensemble cast of "The Strain" is comprised of Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, Miguel Gomez, and David Bradley.

Related Story: Visit our news archive for "The Strain"

"The Strain" Episode 1.08 - "Creatures of the Night" (airs 8/31/14, 10Pm)

After discovering the potency of ultraviolet light against the strigoi, Setrakian gains a new and unlikely disciple. A quick trip to a Brooklyn convenience »

- Debi Moore

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For Services Rendered Here are Some Stills and a Preview of The Strain Episode 1.07

20 August 2014 11:44 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Now that we've gotten confirmation "The Strain" has been renewed for a second season, it's time to look ahead to Sunday night's Episode 1.07, entitled "For Services Rendered," via some stills and a preview.

Want even more? Then check out an inside look at Bolivar... He’s transforming more than just rock music! In the video below the preview, the cast and crew of "The Strain" explore the changes within him.

The ensemble cast of "The Strain" is comprised of Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, Miguel Gomez, and David Bradley.

Related Story: Visit our news archive for "The Strain"

"The Strain" Episode 1.07 - "For Services Rendered" (airs 8/24/14, 10Pm)

Setrakian, Eph, and Nora (Bradley, Stoll, Maestro) formulate a plan to track down the Master using Jim (Astin) as bait. Eichhorst (Sammel) and Setrakian's pasts are revealed.

At the Luss home, »

- Debi Moore

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FX Confirm Second Season for The Strain

20 August 2014 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

Guillermo del Toro ('Pacific Rim') and Carlton Cuse's ('Lost') hip new horror series 'The Strain' has certainly made its mark during its first season. Not only has it just scored a 13-episode second season thanks to FX but Fox Home Entertainment will also unloading the first season onto both DVD and Blu-ray on 2 December. It became the networks most-watched series premiere in its history and has been received much praise ever since. Its currently airing on Sundays at 10:00pm Et/Pt with 7 episodes still to run. The second season is scheduled to premiere sometime during the Summer of 2015. The show stars Corey Stoll ('House of Cards'), Sean Astin ('Cabin Fever 3'), Kevin Durand ('Lost'), Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde ('The Mummy'), Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, Miguel Gomez and Mia Maestro. »

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The Strain: Season Two Renewal for FX Thriller Series (Official)

19 August 2014 2:59 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

FX has now made the earlier report official. The Strain has been renewed for a second season. There will be 13 episodes for next summer.

Airing on Sunday nights, The Strain follows a team of disease control experts who are called in to investigate when a plane lands in New York -- with 200 corpses on board. They soon discover that a viral outbreak has begun that could overtake humanity. The large cast includes Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand, Mía Maestro, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Miguel Gomez, Natalie Brown, Jack Kesy, Sean Astin, and Robert Maillet.

The six episodes that have aired thus far have averaged a 1.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.33 million total viewers. The season finale is expected to air October 12th.

Update: Here's the press release:

"The Strain" To Spread Though The »

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The Strain Officially Renewed for a Second Season

19 August 2014 12:12 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We knew that Season 2 of The Strain was very likely and FX made it official today, announcing that they’ve ordered a 13-episode second season:

“Los Angeles, August 19, 2014 – FX has ordered a 13-episode second season of its newest hit drama series The Strain from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse, it was announced today by John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks and FX Productions. Season 2 of The Strain is scheduled to debut in the summer of 2015. There are seven all-new episodes remaining in Season 1 airing Sundays at 10 Pm Et/Pt on FX.

The Strain marks the first time FX has aired an original series on Sunday night and the move has shown its mettle, ranking as the #1 new series on cable (broadcast or premium) in 2014 in delivery of Adults 18-49. The series also recorded the most-watched series premiere in FX history with 12.7 million Total Viewers, which surpassed the network’s initial projection of 10 million Total Viewers. »

- Jonathan James

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FX renews 'The Strain' for season 2

19 August 2014 9:52 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Hey, it's renewal day for summer cable dramas! A few hours after Sundance announced a third season order for "Rectify," FX has ordered a second season of its new vampire thriller "The Strain." Season 2 of the series — based on the novels by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, in which a trio of Cdc disease experts (Corey Stoll, Sean Astin and Mia Maestro), a vampire-hunting Holocaust survivor (David Bradley) and a hulking exterminator (Kevin Durand) find themselves in the middle of a vampire epidemic in New York — will debut next summer. Six episodes have aired so far this season, with seven more to go between now and October. "I am thrilled!  Another season to spread the virus!” del Toro said in a statement.  “Working with Carlton (Cuse), Chuck and FX has been immensely rewarding and we have such sights to unveil in the upcoming episodes—the blood hits the fan on this one, »

- Alan Sepinwall

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‘The Strain’ Renewed for Season 2

19 August 2014 9:46 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

FX has renewed “The Strain” for season 2, FX announced Tuesday. The 13-episode second season will debut in summer 2015.

“We’ve never had any doubts about ‘The Strain,'” said John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions. “Working with Guillermo del Toro, Carlton Cuse, and the brilliant cast led by Corey Stoll has been everything we had hoped it would be and more. It is thrilling when you have a show that is a creative and commercial hit, which is a rare accomplishment in this increasingly crowded marketplace. We look forward having it on FX for as long as Carlton, Guillermo and Chuck Hogan need to tell this epic tale.”

The Strain” is the No. 1 new series on cable in the adults 18-49 demo, and FX’s first attempt to air an original series during Sunday’s crowded primetime lineup. The show also touts the most-watched series premiere in »

- Laura Prudom

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The Strain, Ep. 1.06, “Occultation” finally gets things moving!

18 August 2014 9:40 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Strain, Season 1, Episode 6, “Occultation”

Written by Justin Brit-Gibson

Directed by Peter Weller

Airs Sundays at 10pm Est on FX

This is a flip-flop show. One week it leaves us questioning what went wrong, the next we see its potential all over again. This week is more of the latter as, for lack of a better phrase, the shit hits the fan. Or rather, an eclipse hits New York City and the freaks come out to play. The threat of the coming eclipse adds further tension to the rest of the episode, as we start to wonder who will find safety before the darkness arrives. No one really does.

To be fair, the episode starts off in a typically boring manner as Eph’s wife very predictably and conventionally reacts to Eph’s newfound hero bad boy, fugitive-from-the-law persona by second-guessing her relationship with New Boyfriend (the show has made »

- Jake Pitre

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The Strain – Episode 6 Review

18 August 2014 11:14 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Martin Carr reviews the sixth episode of The Strain

Manacled by a cast iron dog collar and naked except for stained underwear a man sits surrounded by empty food wrappers. As the padded cell door opens he begins begging with his captor. Slowly Thomas Eichorst (Richard Sammel) begins turning the crank handle of a medieval pulley system, drawing his guest inch by inch towards a stone mantle smeared with blood. A neck rest fashioned on one side is there for one purpose only. As fear gives way to resignation Eichorst (Richard Sammel) runs a paternal hand through his hair.

Several metres above ground Vasilly Fet (Kevin Durand) sits in a coffee shop sketching creatures over breakfast. Eph (Corey Stoll) is now a fugitive wanted for questioning crouching behind cars watching police question his ex-wife, while Abraham Sekrakian (David Bradley) continues making house calls to dead passengers. However Gus Elizalde (Miguel Gomez »

- Gary Collinson

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The Strain Renewed For Season 2

15 August 2014 11:31 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Horror aficionados, rejoice! The Strain, FX’s skin-crawling vampire thriller series from Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan and Carlton Cuse, has been picked up for a second season, which will be shooting again in Toronto this November.

Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, David Bradley, Sean Astin and Kevin Durand lead The Strain‘s ensemble cast, which also includes Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Jack Kesy, Miguel Gomez and Ben Hyland. The show focuses on a Cdc scientist (Stoll) who attempts to contain and eradicate a vampiric epidemic released in modern-day New York City by the all-powerful Master and his blood-sucking minions.

Ratings have been gradually growing since The Strain‘s premiere in July, and a renewal was expected even before the series debuted, given its impressive pedigree. Del Toro is the acclaimed director of such films as Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy and Pacific Rim, while Hogan is an established thriller »

- Isaac Feldberg

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The Strain Episode 6 Photos Released

15 August 2014 8:20 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

With an eclipse on the horizon and the vampiric virus tightening its grip on New York City, the human race is on the brink of falling victim to a major shift in power. The creatures of the night are ready to rise, and one can be seen braving the daylight in the new photos from the sixth episode of Guillermo del Toro’s The Strain, airing this Sunday night.

Episode 5: “Occultation” Synopsis:

“After warning Kelly to leave the city with Zack ahead of the spreading plague, Eph is arrested by the FBI. Eichhorst has one final job for Gus, while Setrakian realizes that the coming eclipse is the tipping point for virus infection and the beginning of the end.”

The Strain is a high concept thriller from Academy Award® nominated Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, author Chuck Hogan and writer/producer Carlton Cuse, which is based on the best-selling vampire »

- Derek Anderson

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