Guillermo del Toro launches vampire novel


Guillermo del Toro’s is preparing for his novel to hit bookshelves this week.

The Pan’s Labyrinth director will make his literary debut  with “The Strain” – the first of a planned vampire trilogy.

Co-written by horror writer Chuck Hogan, the book centres on a vampiric virus that wreaks havoc in New York City but has the potential to ravage the entire world.