The Strain new trailer has actual footage with vampires

Guillermo del Toro’s vampire series The Strain gets a first proper trailer

The first proper trailer for Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s The Strain has arrived.

The series, based on their trilogy of novels, stars Corey Stoll (House Of Cards), Mia Maestro (Alias) and Sean Astin (The Lord Of The Rings) as a trio of scientists who discover a horrifying vampiric virus that threatens to sweep New York. David Bradley (Harry Potter), Kevin Durand (Lost), Leslie Hope (24) and Jonathan Hyde (Jumanji) also star.

The Strain begins on 13 July on FX. No UK airdate or broadcaster has been announced. You can buy The Strain in paperback for £5.51 at