Good news, Sons of Anarchy fans. FX has ordered the Mayans MC TV show to series. The SoA sequel had a bit of a rocky start. Back in July, FX decided to recast and reshoot the pilot. The spin-off is expected to premiere in 2018.
A crime drama from Kurt Sutter and Elgin James, Mayans MC centers on the members of the Mayans Motorcycle Club, the one-time rivals and eventual allies of Sons of Anarchy‘s Reapers. The new FX TV series stars Edward James Olmos, JD Pardo, Sarah Bolger, Clayton Cardenas, Richard Cabral, Michael Irby, Raoul Trujillo, Antonio Jaramillo, and Carla Baratta.
Learn more about the new Mayans MC TV show from this FX press release.
FX Picks Up Mayans MC to Series
Jan 5, 2018 1:47 PM
LOS ANGELES, January 5, 2018 – FX has picked up Mayans MC to series, ordering a 10-episode first season of the new drama series from Kurt Sutter and Elgin James, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. The first season will premiere on FX in 2018.
Mayans MC is the next chapter in the Sons of Anarchy saga, Kurt Sutter’s award-winning series that was the highest-rated ongoing drama series in FX history for seven seasons. The Mayans were recurring and pivotal players in Sons of Anarchy throughout the show’s seven-year run.
“Kurt Sutter is a master storyteller and Mayans MC has the raw energy and intensity that are hallmarks of his signature style,” said Grad. “Thanks to Kurt, co-creator Elgin James and this amazing cast, Mayans MC builds on the legacy of Sons of Anarchy, taking it in a thrilling new direction that we can’t wait for the world to see.”
Mayans MC is 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 who had the American Dream within 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.
What do you think? Are you a Sons of Anarchy fan? Do you plan to check out the Mayans MC TV series, when it premieres on FX?