19 November 2013 12:20 PM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Another vampire drama is coming to TV. Yet this one is looking to put a new twist on the genre.

FX has given a 13-episode order to The Strain, which combines the talents of filmmaker Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim), author Chuck Hogan and writer/producer Carlton Cuse (Lost). It’s based on the best-selling vampire novel trilogy of the same title written by del Toro and Hogan, with del Toro directing the show’s pilot. “Guillermo’s epic, cinematic pilot for The Strain starts a chilling and compelling story that will upend everything you thought you knew about vampires, »


- James Hibberd

Report a problem



Similar News Items

"Lost" (2004)
Guillermo del Toro
Pacific Rim (2013)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners