19 November 2013 12:30 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

FX is catching Guillermo del Toro’s “The Strain.” The network has given a 13-episode order to the drama from the “Pacific Rim” director, based on del Toro’s series of novels “The Strain,” “The Fall” and “The Night Eternal.” Also read: Guillermo del Toro’s FX Pilot ‘The Strain’ Casts ‘Breaking Dawn’ Actress Mia Maestro in Starring Role The project centers on the efforts of Centers for Disease Control employee Dr.  Ephraim Goodweather (“House of Cards” star Corey Stoll) to save New York City from a vampiric virus that’s contaminating the city, after a Boeing 777 makes a mysterious arrival at JFK. »

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