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 ….

More on The Strain – Del Toro book signings in L.A. and N.Y.C. and The Strain book trailer

I’m getting more excited about The Strain by the day. The website looks great, and now there’s this book trailer making the rounds, that puts things on a whole new level. I think the only reason no one’s announced that he’ll make film adaptations from this series, is his incredibly busy schedule. But can that ….

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 ….