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'After Life': Doctor Who's Penelope Wilton, Game of Thrones's David Bradley, and More Join Ricky Gervais Series

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Richard Grassie/Netflix[/caption]With filming currently underway in London, Netflix has released the line-up of actors joining Ricky Gervais for his new series After Life. Created, executive produced, directed by and starring Gervais, the six, half-hour episode season is also executive produced by long-time collaborator Charlie Hanson (Derek, Extras); and includes several familiar faces from Game of[...]

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American Disaster: NBC Developing Natural Disaster Drama Series

But what happens after the storms have moved out, the skies have cleared and the news crews have moved on to their next assignments? How does a community that's lost so much find the strength to rebuild and move one? Those are the questions that writer Michael McGrale (CSI: Miami, The Following) and director Deran Sarafian [...]

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Looking Into The Final Season Of The Strain At SDCC

Janel Smith writes for Bleeding Cool:  The panel mainly focused on the previous seasons and the actors favorite moments. We did however get a preview of the second episode of the 4th and final season in which the Partnership is running a baby farm of B+ women. Dutch is there having been captured a few […]

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The Strain Season 4: Writer-Producer Carlton Cuse Talks Final Season

Producer, writer, showrunner; there isn't much Cuse hasn't done in his Hollywood career, and he isn't slowing down anytime soon.He's been running the show on FX's vampire horror The Strain, based on the books by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, since its premiere in 2014 The non-romanticized tale of vampires and their takeover of the country is[...]

SDCC 2017: FX Bringing Back 'Legion,' 'Archer,' 'The Strain'

With SDCC 2017 coming-up in July, Deadline Hollywood is reporting that FX is throwing down the gauntlet by unleashing comic-con stalwarts Legion, Archer and The Strain to represent the network proudly at the annual "geek"/pop culture convention For fans and SDCC attendees, here are some things to keep in mind:The Strain: With its fourth and[...]

The 4th And Final Season Of The Strain Will Premiere In July

The final season of FX's The Strain is set to premiere at 10 p.m EST/9 p.m CST on July 16th, according to Deadline.The show is based on a trilogy by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, with del Toro and Hogan both serving as writers and producers for the show Carlton Cruse is the executive producer and[...]

Exclusive Preview Of The Strain: Mister Quinlan — Vampire Hunter #5

Dark Horse has sent us an exclusive first look at The Strain: Mister Quinlan - Vampire Hunter #5 The book is by David Lapham, Edgar Salazar and Keith Champagne and concludes the origin tale of Quinlan What goes better than Vampire and Ancient Rome? It's like chocolate and peanut butter.THE STRAIN: MISTER QUINLAN--VAMPIRE HUNTER #5 Writer:[...]

A Shorter Third Season And A New Title Sequence For The Strain

Hugh Sheridan writes,In attendance at the Strain’s 2016 panel were actors Kevin Durand (Vasily Fet) , Ruta Gudmintas (Dutch),  Richard Sammel (Eichhorst) and Miguel Gomez (Gus) as well as producers Chuck Hogan (who co-wrote the original books with Gillermo Del Toro ) and Carlton Cuse.First off - Carlton Cuse announced that this season will only have 10 episodes because now the world is aware of the[...]

FX Renews The Strain For Season Three

The Strain television series is a horror / thriller from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse and is an adaptation of the best-selling The Strain Trilogy by del Toro and Chuck Hogan The series is four episodes into its second season and FX has announced it has been renewed for a third.The series stars Corey Stoll, who[...]

SDCC '15: FX Fearless Arena Frightens Up A Storm

Naturally I jumped at the chance to check out a sneak preview of the freshly built American Horror Story Hotel, built to promote the upcoming series of the same name this October.FX have built the "Fearless Arena", a sectioned interactive area promoting their upcoming slate of shows under the shadow of the 100 foot poster of[...]

First Look Inside Season Two Of The Strain

FX has released a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming second season of Guillermo del Toro's The Strain. The Strain is 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[...]

A Teaser Trailer For Season 2 Of Guillermo Del Toro's The Strain

FX has released a teaser trailer for the second season of The Strain The series is based on the novels by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan who then went on to create the series Back in August FX renewed the series for a 13 episode second season A premiere date has not been set.[youtube][/youtube][...]

Erik's Weekly Watch – Women In Prison, Vampires And Steven Soderbergh On Summer TV

Reality-based shock comedy can get old and tired quickly but Fielder and Nathan for You haven’t come anywhere near to wearing out their welcome yet.The StrainI need to get this out of the way before talking about FX’s Guillermo Del Toro-infused modern vampire deconstruction tale, the Strain – if there’s a club for people to[...]

FX Renews Guillermo Del Toro's The Strain For Season 2

With six of the thirteen episodes of season one having aired, FX has given Guillermo Del Toro and Carlton Cuse's vampire drama The Strain the green light for a second thirteen episode season to air in 2015 The networks first ever airing of an original series on a Sunday night drew in 4.73 million initial[...]

FX's The Strain A Bigger Hit Than The Old Ratings Model Said

Rick Kissell over at Variety has an interesting piece on how FX is handling the ratings numbers for their new series The Strain.Instead of releasing the overnight numbers, "Live + Same Day", the network remained quiet until the "Live + 3" came in This may seem self-explanatory, but just in case - the Live +[...]

The Strain – A Panel By Frame Comparison Between The Comic And The Show

By Cameron Hatheway[*Obviously this is going to be a little spoilery for plot of The Strain so be warned!]Before there was a television show, there was a comic And before there was a comic, there was a book trilogy But since books are comics without pretty pictures, it wouldn’t make sense to compare visuals of[...]

Guillermo del Toro's The Strain Gets Two Teaser Trailers

On July 13, the highly anticipated new series from Guillermo del Toro, The Strain premieres on FX, and we’ve got two preview videos.The Strain tells the story of Dr Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City, who is called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with[...]