FX has released a transcript of an interview with The Strain star Kevin Durand, who allegedly was approached to play Abraham in AMC’s The Walking Dead.
When asked for confirmation of the rumor, Durand knocked it down immediately.
“You know what, I wasn’t. I wasn’t, but I heard that from people. Ultimately for me it’s just really nice; it’s such an incredible compliment that you think of me for these characters. I’m so grateful for that,” explains Durand. “But no, nobody ever talked to me about that.” Continue reading →
I know it seems like we’ve been reporting on The Strain (from Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan) for quite a while now. Thankfully we finally have details on FX’s debut episode, airing July 13, 10:00 pm e/p. Del Toro will direct Episode 1.01, ‘Night Zero’
“When a plane lands in New York City with everyone on board dead, Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, head of the CDC’s Canary Project, and his team are called upon to investigate. Harlem pawnbroker Abraham Setrakian races to the airport, convinced that what looks at first like a mysterious viral outbreak might be the beginning of something infinitely more sinister.” Continue reading →
AMC’s The Walking Dead – the adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s awesome Image comic series – is entering its fifth season this coming October. For any series to make it this far, and to syndication, is quite a feat. The cable zombie series is one of the most popular shows on television, and with no end it sight AMC is drooling for more. Even with a planned spinoff series, the cabler is planning to take “The Walking Dead” as far as 12 season. That’s heading into “The X-Files” territory (they had nine and two movies). Continue reading →
FX is still giving us just the tip when it comes to their new show The Strain from Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan. Today we have two new teaser promos and a release date to boot!
The Strain will premiere on Sunday July 13 at 10 p.m. Hopefully this will fill my Sunday night blues once Game of Thrones ends and I realize there won’t be more Breaking Bad. Continue reading →
In more (non dick punching) Guillermo Del Toro news, FX has released the first teaser trailer for The Strain, a high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, 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. Expected this summer, though no official release date has been announced.
The teaser doesn’t show a whole lot, but you can check it out if you Continue reading →
There is no doubt that now is possibly the best time ever to be a fan of horror television. Get ready because FX will debut their new drama series, The Strain, from Academy Award nominated filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, author Chuck Hogan and writer/producer Carlton Cuse, on June 22. Continue reading →