With two episodes having already aired, the popularity of The Strain is undeniable. This series, created and executive-produced by Guillermo del Toro, introduces a new take on vampire lore that is not only original and interesting, but seriously terrifying. This show is not messing around, it’s trying to scare the hell out of you. On Sunday at Comic-Con, FX presented a special panel and sneak peek of the third episode of The Strain, with series creators del Toro and Chuck Hogan, showrunner Carlton Cuse and cast members Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Natalie Brown, Kevin Durand, Miguel Gomez, Ben Hyland, and Jack Kesy.
During the panel they talked about what it was like adapting the book into a television series, the look of the vampires, where del Toro came up with the idea of the worms and what the casting process for the show was like. Hit the jump for The Strain Comic-Con Panel recap.