John Hurt joins The Strain TV series based on Guillermo del Toro vampire trilogy

FX has tapped two-time Oscar-nominated actor John Hurt in The Strain, the pilot based on the best-selling vampire novel trilogy from Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and noted sci-fi author Chuck Hogan. Hurt joins the previously announced Corey Stoll, Kevin Durand, Mia Maestro, Miguel Gomez, Richard Sammel, Lauren Lee Smith and Jonathan Hyde. Hurt will ….

Win a trip to L.A. to meet director Guillermo Del Toro and a signed copy of his new vampire novel

When Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s The Strain wrapped up, the vampiric virus had begun its take over of New York City. In the second book in the bestselling trilogy, The Fall, the virus is spreading across the country. Amid the chaos, Eph Goodweather—head of the Center for Disease Control’s team—leads a small band ….

Win one of two copies of book one of Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming vampire epic The Strain

A few weeks ago I posted a story on director Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming vampire book trilogy The Strain, which is being published by Harper Collins. As the June 2nd release date for the first book in the series fast approaches, I’ve just found out that we’re getting two copies of The Strain for FilmFetish ….

Guillermo Del Toro talks about Vampire trilogy The Strain

Publisher William Morrow posted this video featuring director Guillermo Del Toro discussing Vampires, the inspiration for his forthcoming Strain book trilogy, which he penned with author Chuck Hogan, who wrote the novel Prince of Thieves, which Stephen King hailed as one of the ten best novels of 2005. Here is the official synopsis of the ….

Guillermo del Toro to write vampire virus thriller series

Director Guillermo del Toro recently closed a publishing deal with Harper Collins, to pen a trilogy of vampire thrillers with author Chuck Hogan, whose previous books include Prince of Thieves, The Killing Moon, South of Shiloh and The Price of Blood. The first of the del Toro series, titled The Strain, hits bookstores in summer ….