​Why Is The Strain So Much More Interested In Assholes Than Vampires?

The second episode of Guillermo del Toro's The Strain seems disinterested — almost maliciously — in advancing the plot. I thought this was going to be a show about a vampire plague as seen through science. So why do I have to watch all these terrible characters not getting eaten by vampires? » 7/21/14 2:45pm Yesterday 2:45pm

This Week's TV: Will The Manhattan Project Show Have West Wing's Magic?

While childhood secrets are revealed on this week's Masters of Sex, another behind-the-scenes science drama debuts on Sunday: Manhattan, which takes us inside the secret city that helped create the atomic bomb. Plus, Phineas & Ferb takes on Star Wars—and it's bound to be goofy. See all the details below! » 7/21/14 9:00am Yesterday 9:00am

We Toured The Gruesome Set Of Guillermo Del Toro's The Strain

We've seen Guillermo del Toro's disgusting vampire monsters in the pasty flesh on the set of his mystery series The Strain. And they were way weirder than we ever imagined, but also gorgeous. This is a unapologetic gross-out monster series with vampires that crap themselves when they eat, but somehow it still… » 7/11/14 8:56am 7/11/14 8:56am

The Strain Comics Are So Close to the Show That It's Eerie

If you read the comic book version of Guillermo del Toro's The Strain after you watched the TV series, which premieres this Sunday night, they look so similar you'd be forgiven for thinking the comics merely adapted the show. Except the comics came out in 2011, more than a year before the TV series was finally approved » 7/09/14 1:35pm 7/09/14 1:35pm

Could Arrow‘s Stephen Amell join the big-screen Justice League?

Summer Glau is joining another genre TV show, and Sean Astin is starring in Guillermo del Toro's vampire TV show. Check out another clip from The Wolverine, plus Hercules and Transformers 4 set photos. Plus, Jonathan Nolan drops hints about Person of Interest and Legend of Korra adds a ton of characters. Spoilers now! » 7/11/13 6:00am 7/11/13 6:00am

Pooping Vampires And Giant Robots: A Chat With Guillermo Del Toro

In December, Dark Horse Comics will release the comic book adaptation of Chuck Hogan and Guillermo del Toro's vampire outbreak novel series The Strain. io9 recently spoke with del Toro about this hemoglobin-obsessed miniseries, and the prolific director also tantalized us with details of his upcoming screen projects,… » 11/29/11 7:05am 11/29/11 7:05am