[TV] “The Strain” Promo Doesn’t Bat an Eye

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This summer, you won’t be able to look away.

While we are all awaiting a premiere date, FX has shared this brief, yet intoxicating promo for FX’s adaptation of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s “The Strain.”

‘The Strain’ is a high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers wage war for the fate of humanity itself.

The ensemble cast of “The Strain” includes 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.

Season one will consist of 13 episodes.