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[04/16/14 - 05:48 PM]
Video: This Summer, You Won't Be Able to Look Away - "The Strain" - Only on FX
Check out the latest tease for the new drama, premiering on FX this summer.

[02/27/14 - 11:06 AM]
FX's "The Strain" Offers Transformation Station "Rejuvenation Pods" to SXSW Attendees, March 7 - 10
"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.

[01/22/14 - 08:49 AM]
Video: Teaser for FX's Highly Anticipated New Series, "The Strain"
The vampire drama premieres this summer on the cable channel.

[12/18/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 18
Updates include: Marcia Cross, Ray Ford first to FOX's "Fatrick"; Michael Rapaport cast in TNT's "Public Morals"; and A&E puts "Duck Dynasty's" Phil Robertson on hiatus from filming.

[12/05/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 5
Updates include: FOX locks in supporting cast for "Mulaney" revival; VH1 eyes a pair of reality series; and Malcolm McDowell among the latest to Amazon's "Mozart in the Jungle."

[11/21/13 - 01:31 PM]
David Bradley Lands Key Role in "The Strain"
He'll succeed John Hurt as Professor Abraham Setrakian in the project.

[11/19/13 - 12:03 PM]
FX Orders Drama Series "The Strain"
The series - from Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan and Carlton Cuse - begins production later this month in Toronto for a premiere in July of 2014.

[09/03/13 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 3
Updates include: Lauren Iungerich brings "Damaged Goods" to ABC; Anthony Anderson to host NBC's "Wall of Fame"; and Samantha Mathis cast in AMC's "Line of Sight."

[08/12/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 12
Updates include: David Bickel is "Gifted" for NBC; DirecTV eyes "Navy St." series order; and Cinemax's "The Knick" casts quartet.

[08/02/13 - 10:21 AM]
FX at TCA: Landgraf Explains Differences Between FX, FXX, FXM
Plus: a full recap of both FX and FXX's series rollouts for the coming season.

[07/24/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 24
Updates include: Cary Elwes boards USA's "Horizon"; Ving Rhames joins Lifetime's "Day Late and a Dollar Short"; and Daniella Alonso joins the cast of NBC's "The Night Shift."

[07/10/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 10
Updates include: Cote de Pablo to depart "NCIS"; Damon Wayans, Jr. to return to FOX's "New Girl"; and Summer Glau is bound for The CW's "Arrow."

[07/09/13 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 9
Updates include: FOX to bring "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" to small screen; TNT passes on its Geena Davis-led drama pilot; and Ryan Seacrest to host NBC's "Million Second Quiz."

[06/20/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 20
Updates include: Ray Romano books return to NBC's "Parenthood"; Jesse Lee Soffer officially on board "Chicago Fire," "Chicago PD"; and Zach Grenier named series regular on CBS's "The Good Wife."

[06/17/13 - 04:16 PM]
FX Casts Oscar(R)-Nominated Actor John Hurt in "The Strain"
Corey Stoll, Kevin Durand, Mia Maestro, Richard Sammel, Lauren Lee Smith, Jonathan Hyde and Miguel Gomez also star in the project, from Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan.

[06/12/13 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 12
Updates include: Yves Simoneau, David Yates to helm pilots; Brett Gelman, Jenny Slate cast in Andrew Gurland's FX comedy pilot; and Lauren Lee Smith lands role in FX's "The Strain."

[06/11/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 11
Updates include: Disney Channel to end "Good Luck Charlie"; DirecTV gives "Rogue" a second season; and Sarah Jane Morris boards A&E's "Occult."

[05/21/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 21
Updates include: Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel board FX's "The Strain"; Rumer Willis to guest on ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars"; and "Grimm" co-creators re-up with Universal Television.

[05/20/13 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 20
Updates include: Mia Maestro joins "The Strain" at FX; John Barrowman to host ABC's "Sing Your Face Off"; and Ang Lee exits FX's "Tyrant."

[04/26/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 26
Updates include: FX eyes "Bigfoot" animated series; Tori Spelling brings "Mystery Girls" to ABC Family; and CBS orders game show pilot "Money Pump."

[04/25/13 - 04:08 PM]
Corey Stoll Infected by "The Strain" - "House of Cards" Star Cast in FX Pilot from Guillermo del Toro
Del Toro and Chuck Hogan will co-write the pilot script, with del Toro attached to direct.

[03/28/13 - 07:34 AM]
FX Networks to Launch FXX a New Network for Young Adults Debuting on September 2, 2013 and Available to 74 Million Homes
FXX initially will be built on a foundation of original comedy series, movies and acquired series.

[09/20/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 20
Updates include: Stephen Colbert to visit NBC's "The Office"; Guillermo del Toro to bring "The Strain" to FX; and Paul Redford books "America's Son" at FOX.







STRAIN, THE (FX)
Premieres in July 2014 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, November 2013) FX has placed a 13-episode order for the drama series The Strain from Academy Award(R) 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 was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, the Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. The Strain begins production later this month in Toronto and the series is scheduled to premiere in July of 2014 on FX. The ensemble cast stars Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, and Miguel Gomez. The producers and FX Productions are recasting the role of "Professor Abraham Setrakian," which was previously held by John Hurt. 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.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ben Hyland as TBA
· Corey Stoll as Ephraim Goodweather
· David Bradley as Abraham Setrakian
· Jack Kesy as Gabriel Bolivar
· Jonathan Hyde as Eldritch Palmer
· Kevin Durand as Vasily Fet
· Mia Maestro as Nora Martinez
· Miguel Gomez as Augustin "Gus" Elizalde
· Natalie Brown as Kelly Goodweather
· Richard Sammel as Thomas Eichorst
· Robert Maillet as The Master
· Sean Astin as TBA
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Francis Capra as Crispin
· Jim Watson as Young Abraham
· John Hurt as Abraham Setrakian (Original Pilot)
· Lauren Lee Smith as Kelly Goodweather (Originally Cast)
· Leslie Hope as Joan Luss
· Melanie Merkosky as Sylvia Kent
· Regina King as Ruby Wain
· Roger Cross as Mr. Fitzwilliams
CREW INFORMATION:
· Carlton Cuse as EP
· Chuck Hogan as CRTR/EP
· Guillermo del Toro as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FX Productions