The team behind The Strain have an idea on how they want to end the show. The path may not be set in stone, but their methodology is ready for action. Read on to see how Chuck Hogan and the team are preparing to make their end run. - From Cinema Blend
With just 30 episodes planned to end the series, the creative team has their eyes on the prize, with a clear beginning, middle, and end always planned out.
With the move to a 10 episode season comes questions of why a series would scale back its production, and in the case of FX's vampire action-drama, the move to a shorter season was made to jump-start the charge towards the end.
Which means that Season 3 is poised to stand as the "Act II" arc that propels the action and gives "Act III" the momentum it needs to finish strongly.
Should the television adaptation stay loyal to the original source material, that ending will be strong indeed.
In fact, the original plan to bring The Strain to TV screens wasn't even that extensive, as he recounted the following path to production: While the end has always been in sight for Chuck Hogan and those involved with The Strain's production, it's comforting to know that while the events to close the show are already plotted out, the pitfalls and obstacles that will line the path are enough to keep the journey interesting.