FX has renewed The Strain for a second season, the network announced Tuesday.
Whoa, that Carlton Cuse is one busy guy!
Currently the executive producer of FX's The Strain and A&E's Bates Motel, Cuse is now taking a dip in the USA pool. The network announced Mondaythat it has given a pilot order to Colony, an alien invasion drama from Cuse and Ryan Condal.
Ever since FX's new vampire drama The Strain debuted, some fans have wondered why Corey Stoll — who plays Ephraim Goodweather, an epidemiologist tasked with uncovering the truth about the mysterious vampirism virus — is forced to wear a somewhat distracting wig. The cast and executive producers Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse were on hand at the Television Critics Association's fall previews on Monday to answer that mystery and provide a few other little-known facts about the series:
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Anything on The Blacklist? — Michelle
While everyone has been focused on the mystery of Liz's father, Season 2 will also explore who Liz's mother was. "If the part about my dad wasn't true, what is the truth, if any, that I need to learn about my mom?" executive producer John Eisendrath says of Liz's mindset this year. In other news, there will be a small time jump when the show returns, but Berlin will still very much be in the picture as the main villain in the "first portion of the year," Eisendrath adds.
Will Molly's alien boyfriend Marcus pop up again on Extant? — George
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Warning: The Strain might not be for everyone.
FX's new vampire drama isn't a melancholy love story about the undead cursed to walk the earth for eternity and forced to hide their true nature. Instead, these vampires are fierce, blood-hungry killing machines with basically one goal: spread the strain of vampirism around the world.
Based on the novels from Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, the horror story follows Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control, whose team is called in to investigate a mysterious "dead" plane that lands at JFK. Every passenger, save for four, have mysteriously died from an unknown virus that will soon turn them into vampires — cogs in the ultimate war in which vampires will take over the world.
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I can't wait for Elementary to return. What's the status of Sherlock and Joan's relationship in the new season? — Katrina
I'm going to guess "not great" based on this piece of intel: I hear the show is planning to cast the major recurring role of...
A&E is developing an Americanized version of the French series Les Revenants (The Returned) — but we strongly recommend that you check out the original first.
Set in a small French village, the show chronicles a group of people whose lives are turned upside-down when their loved ones start coming back from the dead. Among the most heartbreaking storylines: Camille, a girl who died in a bus crash four years prior, is stuck at age 15 even though her twin sister Lena is now 19; and Simon, a groom who dies just before his wedding, only to come back and discover that his fiancée and her new husband are raising his daughter.
Apparently a worm crawling out of someone's body through their eye socket isn't what people want to see on their way to work in the morning — or at all, for that matter.
FX used such an image to advertise its upcoming horror series The Strain, and is now replacing several billboards after residents complained, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Mark Pellegrino will star in A&E's adaptation of The Returned, Deadline reports. The casting will reunite the actor with co-executive producerCarlton Cuse, who helmed Lost during Pellegrino's tenure as Jacob.
USA is developing new projects from the likes of Amy Poehler, Jodie Foster and Lost's Carlton Cuse, the network announced this week.