ByMatt Carter, writer at Creators.co
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Guillermo del Toro's The Strain promises to do for vampires what The Walking Dead has done for zombies. Ahead of the show's July premiere, FX has released some first-look cast photos of those tasked with kicking vamp ass.

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Based on the trilogy of books by del Toro and writing partner Chuck Hogan, The Strain stars Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, and David Bradley, as a disparate team of vampire hunters trying to prevent a global apocalypse.

Check out the images below:

Corey Stoll as Dr. Ephraim Goodweather
Corey Stoll as Dr. Ephraim Goodweather
Mia Maestro as Dr. Nora Martinez
Mia Maestro as Dr. Nora Martinez
Sean Astin as Jim Kent
Sean Astin as Jim Kent
David Bradley as Professor Abraham Setrakian
David Bradley as Professor Abraham Setrakian

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As a massive fan of the trilogy, I'm really excited about seeing it adapted for the small screen. And from the evidence of these first-look images, especially the iconic Setrakian, they've got the casting spot on.

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