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'Sons of Anarchy' Spinoff 'Mayans MC' Picked Up at FX

06 January 2018, 12:19 | Mandy Simon

'Sons of Anarchy' Spinoff 'Mayans MC' Picked Up at FX

FX Orders'Sons of Anarchy Spin Off'Mayans MC

Sons of Anarchy spin-off Mayans MC is officially coming your way.

"I am thrilled to formally announce that we've placed a series order for 'Mayans MC, '" Landgraf told press at FX's Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour.

The new drama moves beyond Charming and the late, great Jax Teller to tell the story of EZ Reyes, a parolee who becomes a prospect for a Mayan MC charter on the California/Mexico border. The network confirmed season one will consist of 10 episodes and will premiere sometime in 2018.

The cast also includes Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica), Sarah Bolger (Once Upon a Time), Richard Cabral (American Crime) and Michael Irby (The Unit).

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. "Thanks to Kurt, co-creator Elgin James and this awesome 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". Several roles were recast and a handful of new characters were added. He was taken in by the family of his cousin, Marcus Alvarez (Emilio Rivera), Mayan MC founder and National President.

The series looks to be in fantastic hands with director Norberto Barba, who has directed the excellent FX 2011 series Lights Out starring Netflix Mindhunter star Holt McCallany, executive produced and directed NBC's horror fairy tale Grimm, Hulu's series The Path, AMC's graphic novel series Preacher and FX's summer horror hit The Strain episodes.

Sutter teamed up with writer Elgin James on the series to help bring more authenticity to the show.

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