Guillermo Del Toro’s The Strain casts Kevin Durand

Lost and Resident Evil star joins Guillermo Del Toro’s vampire TV show

Kevin Durand as Barry Burton in Resident Evil: Retribution
Kevin Durand as Barry Burton in Resident Evil: Retribution

Kevin Durand (Lost, X-Men Origins: Wolverine) has joined the cast of Guillermo del Toro’s The Strain.

Durand will play exterminator Vasily Fet, who teams up with Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll) to fight the vampire outbreak, in the pilot for FX based on del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s trilogy of novels. Del Toro will direct the pilot, which he has co-written with Hogan, confirming his status as the busiest man in the world.

You can buy The Strain in paperback for £5.24 at Amazon.co.uk.