FX Renews The Strain

The StrainFX announced yesterday that it has renewed The Strain, its Carlton Cuse vampire drama based on the books by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. From del Toro’s statement, as quoted at Give Me My Remote: “Another season to spread the virus! Working with Carlton, Chuck and FX has been immensely rewarding and we have such sights to unveil in the upcoming episodes—the blood hits the fan on this one, mankind becomes an endangered species.” The show will return next summer.

Inside The Strain: The World

The StrainWant to learn more about The Strain? Check out this featurette from FX in which EPs Guillermo Del Toro and Carlton Cuse and stars Corey Stoll, Sean Astin, Mia Maestro, David Bradley, Richard Sammel, and Kevin Durand shed some light on their fictional world and this version of vampires. The show premieres on July 13th.

FX Orders The Strain to Series

It’s being widely reported by The Hollywood Reporter and others that FX has ordered a 13-episode series based on Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s trilogy The Strain. The vampire drama is set to star Corey Stoll and Mia Maestro, among others, and Carlton Cuse is producing with del Toro and Hogan. It is expected to air next summer.

TV Casting: Outlander, Elementary, Game of Thrones, & More

Happy Friday! Let’s catch up on a bunch of TV casting.