FX Releases First Teaser Trailer for ‘The Strain’

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The Strain is an upcoming FX horror series based on the novels written by Guillermo del Toro (Hellboy, Pacific Rim) and Chuck Hogan (Prince of Thieves). The novels were later adapted into a comic book series published by Dark Horse Comics and written by David Lapham with art by Mike Huddleston. The official description for the FX adaptation is as follows:

 A 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 Strain is set to premiere on FX July 13, 2014 and stars Corey Stoll (House of Cards), David Bradley (Game of Thrones), and Anne Betancourt (The Young and the Restless), among others. Guillermo del Toro has directed the pilot and serves as series showrunner. Now, FX has released the first full teaser trailer for the series. Have a look at the teaser below and feel free to let us know what you think in the comments.