BySarah Gibson, writer at Creators.co
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Chuck Hogan and Guillermo del Toro's novel The Strain, as you might already know, follows Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, who leads a team of virus fighters after a strange outbreak starts to look a lot like vampirism...

As the 2009 novel is already being adapted for our small screens, check out these first images from FX's new drama, featuring House of Cards' Corey Stoll:

(Source: Yahoo! TV)

Having read the book, and taking our favorite Pan's Labyrinth director into account, I think it's gonna be pretty hard for this not to be badass. What do y'all think about del Toro making vampires scary again? Will you be sinking your teeth in to FX's new show? Sound off below!

The Strain premieres July 2014 on FX.