Guillermo del Toro’s brilliant creation, The Strain is a horror, fantasy tv series of America. It is based on the novel trilogy having an identical name. The story revolves around Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and his team. He is the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team. He and his team began to investigate a viral explosion with signs of a wicked strain of vampirism.
Created by Chuck Hogan and Guillermo del Toro, the first season of the series premiered from July 13, 2014, to September 17, 2017. Season 1 ran for thirteen-episode on FX. Season 1 was a blockbuster and gathered a huge fan following. Consequently, the showrunners renewed the series for the second installment that premiered from July 12, 2015, to October 4, 2015, July 12, 2015. Season 2 also consisted of 13 episodes. Later, FX renewed the series for the third season which hit the screen on August 28, 2016.
The series was supposed to end after season 3. However, the creators decided to go with the fourth installment to give a series a proper ending. Consequently, Season 4 consists of 10 episodes premiered from July 16, 2017, to September 17, 2017.
Fans are waiting since then to watch season 5 of the series. Well, here are the updates regarding Season 5.
The Release Date of the Strain Season 5. When Will It Air?
The showrunners only planned the show to run for three episodes. However, to give the series a satisfactory ending, the series was extended to the fourth season.
Is that means season 4 of the series canceled?
Well, the creators have neither canceled the series nor renewed it. However, they had full intention to close the series with season 4. Moreover, season 4 concluded the series very well, so there are very few chances for the series to return for the fifth installment.
The Cast of The Strain Season 5. Who Will We Meet?
The creators wrapped up the series with season 4. There is no official information regarding season 5. So if the creators decided to go with season 5, they might go with the previous cast. We might also see a new cast altogether. We will update here if we get any information.
The Plot of the Strain Season 5. What To Expect from It?
The series revolved around Dr. Ephraim Goodweather. He the head of the New York-based Canary Project titled CDC. A virus breakout happened in the city. Peoples were converting into a vampire due to that virus. Dr. Ephraim Goodweather was invited to investigate an airplane case. In that airplane, everybody was dead except four people.
Well, the team found out that the virus is very similar to an earlier virus as vampirism. The virus began to destroy humanity and Dr. Ephraim and his team tried to stop it. They tried to save the family, and people of the city from the deadly virus which was destroying the world.
The whole series is based on this storyline. It will give you goosebumps. You can only watch it if you have a strong heart.
Well, season 4 gave us a satisfactory ending. Therefore, if the creators decided to renew the series for season 5, they have to start with the new plot.
Is There Any Trailer Available for The Strain Season 5?
The showrunner of The Spirit has not renewed the series for the third installment, so you cannot imagine the trailer to come any time sooner. You have to wait for a while to watch the trailer. Till then, enjoy the final fight of Season 4.
What Is the IMDB Rating of the Strain Series?
The Hair-raising series is able to impress the fans satisfactorily. It scored a rating of 7.3 out of 10.
Where Can We Watch the Strain Series?
You can watch the series on Netflix and Amazon Prime. You can also watch it on Hulu.
The series is great sci-fi horror series. The performance of the actors is awesome. The complex and horror plot is gripping. The killer soundtrack will make you scarier. The advancement of the plot is quite impressive. Overall the series is pretty scary in a good way. You will be engaged throughout the series with its intriguing plot.
If you are a lover of horror shows, you will love the series.
Do watch it and let me know what do you feel about it in the comment section.