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Mid-July Start For The Strain Season Two!

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Season Two of FX’s unique vampire saga The Strain is set for Sunday, July 12th (10/9C).

New York City is being transformed and no one is coming to its rescue. So it falls to the CDC’s Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and Dr. Nora Martinez to find a bioweapon to kill the infestation, while holocaust survivor Abraham Setrakian searches for an ancient book that just might contain a way to destroy it.

Further details follow the jump.

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Infectious Trailer: The Strain Season Two!

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The creepy series The Strain – based on the trilogy by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan – is poised to return. Judging from FX’s new trailer, it’s going to be darker, creepier and messier than season one. I can’t wait!

Check it out after the jump. The Strain returns this summer.

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Writer/creater Chuck Hogan chats about FX’s The Strain

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Executive producer/writer Chuck Hogan wrote the original vampire trilogy “The Strain” with executive producer/writer/director Guillermo del Toro.  The Strain was the first book in 2009 followed by The Fall (2010) and The Night Eternal (2011).  In 2012, FX ordered a pilot episode of the tv adaptation of the book.  And the rest is history.  Chuck Hogan talks about the progression from book to tv . . .

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The Strain Shines Darkly – Not Sparkly!

THE STRAIN -- Pictured: Cory Stoll as Ephraim Goodweather. CR. Michael Gibson/FX.

The Strain (FX, Sundays, 10/9C) brings the idea of vampires as evil predatory creatures who do not charm and most definitely do not sparkle. Adapted from the novels by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan – both Executive Producers on the series, and writers of the premiere; Del Toro directed – this is a series to be watched with a nightlight on and the hope that it won’t inspire nightmares.

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First Look: Guillermo Del Toro’s Creepy The Strain!

THE STRAIN -- Pictured: Mia Maestro as Nora Martinez. CR. Michael Gibson/FX

Guillermo Del Toro has a love of the scary and the creepy and so, when he and Chuck Hogan co-wrote a trilogy of vampire novels, they were filtered through his unique sensibility. Now the trilogy is being adapted for television for FX – and the first teaser looks every bit as creepy as we might have hoped for.

Check out the teaser after the jump. The Strain premieres Sunday, July 13th.

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