The Strain



A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.

  1. Guillermo del Toro


  2. Carlton Cuse


Top Billed Cast

  1. Corey Stoll

    Corey Stoll

    Dr. Ephraim Goodweather

  2. David Bradley

    David Bradley

    Professor Abraham Setrakian

  3. Kevin Durand

    Kevin Durand

    Vasiliy Fet

  4. Jonathan Hyde

    Jonathan Hyde

    Eldritch Palmer

  5. Richard Sammel

    Richard Sammel

    Thomas Eichorst

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The Strain

Season 4

2017 | 10 Episodes

As the final season begins, nine months have passed. The world has fallen into darkness, and the strigoi are in control. The Master and his minions have created an unsettling alliance in “The Partnership.” The majority of humans are now working for the strigoi, operating with a single understanding – collaborate or die. In the face of annihilation…do our heroes have what it takes to save humankind?

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Status Ended

Network FX


  • TV-MA


    This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 44m, 50m, 57m, 70m, 39m




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