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My second most-anticipated new series of 2014 (after HBO’s True Detective, which lands this Sunday) is FX’s The Strain, a modern-day vampire thriller based on the trilogy by horror maestro Guillermo del Toro and bestselling novelist Chuck Hogan.

The show, which is set to begin its thirteen-episode first season in July, will follow a group of Center for Disease Control employees, led by Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (House of CardsCorey Stoll), who investigate a vampiric virus devastating New York City. Today, Yahoo! TV has unveiled two exclusive images from the show, which you can check out below:

While there’s not too much to say about the first image, which finds two Cdc employees fully decked out in hazmat suits, about to deal with infected civilians, the second image reveals the appearances of two main characters, Goodweather and biochemist Nora Martinez (Mia Maestro), who becomes an unlikely warrior against »

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