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Mayans MC is an American television drama series created by Kurt Sutter, and is set to air on the cable network channel FX. The show will premiere on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 10/9c. It is a spin-off of the FX original series Sons of Anarchy, and is based two years after the events in SOA. Creator Kurt Sutter refers to it as the second chapter of the story. FX renewed Mayans MC for a second season on October 1, 2018. [1]

HistoryEdit

FX has ordered the pilot episode of the Sons of Anarchy spin-off and production started in April of 2017. The show was picked up by FX on January 5, 2018 and has debut on September 4, 2018.

Official SynopsisEdit

Mayans MC is the next chapter in the Sons of Anarchy saga, Kurt Sutter's award-winning series. The first season of the new drama from Sutter and Elgin James will premiere on FX in 2018.

Set in a post Jax Teller world, where EZ Reyes -- fresh out of prison -- is a prospect in the Mayan MC charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Now EZ must carve out his new outlaw identity in a town where he once was the golden boy with the American Dream in his grasp.

Mayans MC stars Edward James Olmos, JD Pardo, Sarah Bolger, Clayton Cardenas, Richard Cabral, Michael Irby, Raoul Trujillo, Antonio Jaramillo and Carla Baratta.

Noberto Barba directed the pilot and will be an Executive Producer, with Sutter serving as Executive Producer and James serving as Co-Executive Producer. Mayans MC is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions.

DevelopmentsEdit

The following is everything currently known about 'Mayans MC', courtesy of Maxim magazine:

1. THE SERIES TAKES PLACE AFTER THE DEATH OF JAX TELLER

"It's a post-Jax Teller world. We talk a little about the ramifications of that final day with Jax that changed the fabric of northern California, and trickled down south," Sutter said.

2. SOME OF THE NEW CAST MEMBERS ARE ACTUAL CONVICTS

Sutter wanted to ensure that his show was as authentic as possible, casting actual bikers and convicts in an array of supporting roles. "The thing I love about this cast is they have more jail time than screen time," Sutter said.
Emilio Rivera is the only Sons of Anarchy actor confirmed to return, but Sutter hinted that there may be a transitional period early on in the show. There is speculation this means more old cast members might crop up, but they shouldn't stay around for long.
"My job in this series, if we're blessed enough to continue, is to transition from the mythology [of Sons] and honor that, because we want to acknowledge where we came from and those fans, and then balance that with having a show that is original and different and doesn't feel like the Latino version of Sons of Anarchy," Sutter said.

4. THE STORY WILL BE TOLD FROM A LATINO PERSPECTIVE

Now that blonde-haired, blue-eyed Charlie Hunnam is out, the spinoff will follow a Latino biker gang. Sutter made an effort to diversify the writer's room, including hiring Elgin James, a mixed-race writer and filmmaker.
"My goal is really just to get the white guy out of the room as quickly as possible," he said. "I knew a white guy from Jersey should not be writing solely about Latino culture."

5. BUT IT WON'T GET TOO WRAPPED UP IN POLITICS

"It's not a political show, I do not write political shows, I should not write political shows, but, the same way 'Sons' was a fictitious club and family in a real world, the real world always impacted that show," Sutter said.
"So, this is not a show that will deal head-on those issues, but this is a show that takes place on the border, and it’s a politically-charged, and emotionally-charged, part of the world, [and] that stuff will have to bleed into the storytelling, or it won't be authentic."

Mayans MC premieres on FX on September 4, 2018.

CastEdit

SeasonsEdit

Image Title Writer(s) Director(s) Airdate #
[[Image:|150px]] "Perro/Oc" Writer: Kurt Sutter & Elgin James Director: Norberto Barba September 4, 2018 #101
EZ's fate is in flux as the M.C. and the cartel find a common adversary in the series premiere of this spinoff of "Sons of Anarchy."


[[Image:|150px]] "Escorpión/Dzec" Writer: Kurt Sutter Director: Norberto Barba September 11, 2018 #102
The Mayans seek answers from a local crew as the Galindo worlds north and south of the border collide.


[[Image:|150px]] "Búho/Muwan" Writer: Sean Tretta & Andrea Ciannevei Director: Guy Ferland September 18, 2018 #103
The M.C. alliances are tested and the Galindo family adopts unconventional methods.


[[Image:|150px]] "Bat/Zotz" Writer: Kurt Sutter & Santa Sierra Director: Hannelle Culpepper September 25, 2018 #104
A new threat in Santo Padre presents the Mayans new obstacles and opportunities.


[[Image:|150px]] "Uch/Opossum" Writer: Bryan Gracia Director: Batán Silva October 2, 2018 #105
A new deal requires a dangerous favor in Santa Madre.


[[Image:|150px]] "Gato/Mis" Writer: Debra Moore Muñoz Director: Félix Alcalá October 9, 2018 #106
EZ continues to prove his worth as a prospect, as both sides of the border must grapple with harsh realities.


[[Image:|150px]] "Cucaracha/K'uruch" Writer: Elgin James Director: Rachel Goldberg October 16, 2018 #107
New secrets are brought to light, putting the M.C. at odds.


[[Image:|150px]] "Rata/Ch'o" Writer: - Director: - October 23, 2018 #108
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[[Image:|150px]] "Serpiente/Chikchan" Writer: - Director: - October 30, 2018 #109
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[[Image:|150px]] "Cuervo/Tz'ikb'uul" Writer: - Director: - November 6, 2018 #110
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GalleryEdit

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NotesEdit

  • December 2, 2016 marks the actual announcement of FX's purchase for the Mayans MC pilot.
  • Mayans MC will take place after the events of the Sons of Anarchy series finale. [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Deadline: ‘Mayans M.C.’ Gets Second Season Renewal From FX
  2. http://www.slashfilm.com/sons-of-anarchy-spinoff-mayans/