‘Mayans M.C.’: Edward James Olmos Cast In ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Spinoff Pilot At FX


Veteran Edward James Olmos is the first actor cast in Kurt Sutter’s FX drama pilot Mayans MC (working title), a spinoff from his hit series Sons of Anarchy.

Co-created by Sutter and Elgin James, Mayans MC is set in the aftermath of Jax Teller’s death at the end of SOA’s seven-season run in 2014. The offshoot will focus on the struggles of EZ Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan MC charter on the California/Mexico border.

Olmos will co-star as EZ’s father, Felipe Reyes, the once strong Mexican patriarch, crushed by bullets and hard labor, who struggles to keep his past buried and lead his sons down a lawful, righteous path.

Sutter is executive producing and directing the pilot, with James co-executive producing for Fox 21 TV Studios and FX Prods.

Battlestar Galactica alum Olmos recently recurred on ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.


This article was printed from https://deadline.com/2017/02/mayans-mc-edward-james-olmos-cast-sons-of-anarchy-spinoff-pilot-fx-1201910850/