Trailer Released for New FX Series 'The Strain'

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 - 3:51PM
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 - 3:51PM
Trailer Released for New FX Series 'The Strain'

Watch the trailer above for a sneak peak at FX's upcoming 'The Strain,' an interesting mix of science fiction and fantasy tropes. This "high concept thriller" series written by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan will follow a New York City doctor as he treats patients who are sick with a strange epidemic that resembles vampirism. Sounds refreshing given the turn that vampire fiction has taken in the past 10 years. And it is much more reminiscent of '28 Days Later' than 'Twilight,' as the trailer positions it as a medical/apocalyptic thriller in which the fate of the human race hangs in the balance.

 

Credit: 20th Century Fox

 

The show stars Corey Stoll from the first season of 'House of Cards,' as well as David Bradley and Kevin Durand. Carlton Cuse, executive producer and screenwriter for 'Lost,' will serve as showrunner.

 

via indiewire

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