The Strain Season 3 is ready to scare its fans, this year
With no surprise, The Strain season 3 has been renewed by the FX channel. The Strain is one of the highest rated TV series of FX channel.
This TV series has renewed by the channel, even though ratings of the 2nd season had shown 30% decline in its viewership. The Strain Season 2 garnered 1.4 million average viewers, whereas the first season had garnered 2 million average viewers.
Release Date of The Strain Season 3
This TV series had won 1 award, with 12 nominations. The Strain had been started its horror sequence from 13th July 2014 and the next season was released on 12th July 2015. But this time, FX has sifted The Strain Season 3 in fall 2016. As per the FX, the first episode of The Strain Season 3 will be premiered on 28 August 2016. The channel has also confirmed that this season will have 10 episodes.
Storyline of The Strain
This TV series is a story of a DCC Team (Disease Control Canary Team) of New York City, which was controlled by its head, Dr. Ephraim Goodweather.
This team took its new assignment to investigate and find cure of a secrete viral wrathful, due to which people are converting into vampires. When the strain was speeding, then Dr. Ephraim, his DCC team and New Yorkers, try to save humility from this strain.
As we see many unexpected deaths in season 2 finale, hence The Strain Season 3 will have huge uncertainty, and it will be more dark and fatal.
Crew and Star Cast of The Strain Season 3
This TV series is based on the famous novel, The Strain of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. Guillermo and Chuck also wrote the pilot episode of this TV series. Whereas, both of them have also joined this TV series as creators and executive producers.
Among with them, Carlton Cuse, Gary Ungar, David Weddle, Bradley Thompson, J. Miles Dale and Regina Corrado are also handling the work of executive producers.
This TV series have very strong star cast. Some of the lead stars of this TV series, who are reprising their role in The Strain Season 3, are:
- Corey Stoll (Ephraim Goodweather)
- David Bradley (Abraham Setrakian)
- Rupert Penry-Jones (Mr. Quinlan)
- Ruta Gedmintas (Dutch Velders)
- Miguel Gomez (Augustin ‘Gus’ Elizalde)
- Kevin Durand (Vasiliy Fet)
- Jack Kesy (The Master)
- Richard Sammel (Thomas Eichorst) and others.
All of them are ready to horrifying the fans of this TV series. There are some new entries also in the 3rd season, whose names are not revealed, yet.
Production Companies and Distribution of The Strain Season 3
The Strain Season 3 will also be presented by FX Productions, Carlton Cuse Productions and Double Dare You. Whereas, 20th Television will distribute this TV series worldwide.
Episode No. and runtime of The Strain Season 3
The Strain is a mini TV series of 13 episodes. So, The Strain Season 3 will also have 13 episodes, with run-time of 39-44 minutes.
The fans of this TV series should enjoy it without the tension of renewable of the next installments, because one of the show-runners of The Starin, Carlton Cuse, has hinted about this TV series that it will contain 5 seasons on the basis of trilogy novel series of the same title.
He said in an interview with IBT that, “That is something I fought for and intentionally wanted because it just feels like we can really amp up the story velocity in the third season by making 10 episodes instead of 13. ‘The Strain’ is a five season show and there are three books in this trilogy. There is a clear beginning, middle, and end,”
he further added, “Analyzing the storytelling it felt like we could tell the rest of this story really well in just 30 episodes and I thank FX for being supportive of that. It is just going to really amp up the storytelling velocity and allow us to not have to stall around as we are motoring forward.”
For more updates related to The Strain Season 3, stay tuned with us. Till then, you can enjoy the trailer of its previous seasons.