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From Dusk Till Dawn The Series Blog: ‘Self-Contained’ Review [Spoilers]

19 April 2014 9:50 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Written By: Robert Rodriguez, Matt Morgan

Director: Joe Menendez

Cast: D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia, Robert Patrick, Madison Davenport, Brandon Soo Hoo, Wilmer Valerrama

Synopsis: Things heat up when the Gecko brothers try to cross the border. Freddie Gonzalez will stop at nothing for revenge even if it means his badge.

Finally, this show is starting to get back on track! After last week’s poor effort, we’re now trying to cross the border. Fans of the film will remember this short scene pretty well, so it’s nice to have a whole episode dedicated to it.

The mystery surrounding the death of Jacob’s wife is finally revealed when we learn she had mental health issues. During a late night drive she tries to throw herself out of the car and Jacob, whilst trying to stop her, swerves and crashes. He blames himself deeply and explains how he has lost his faith. »

- Lucinda Holt

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From Dusk Till Dawn The Series Blog: ‘Lets Get Ramblin’ Review [Spoilers]

19 April 2014 7:55 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Written By: Robert Rodriguez, Marcel Rodriguez

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Cast: D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia, Robert Patrick, Madison Davenport, Brandon Soo Hoo, Adrianne Palicki

Synopsis: The Gecko brothers find the perfect escape as they come face to face with the Fullers.

We now hit the point where the Geckos come face-to-face with the Fuller family. It should be tense and gripping but quite unfortunately it becomes the slowest episode so far.

It begins in the motel room, where Richie and Seth are arguing about what Richie did to the bank teller. They need to get out of there fast and Seth is trying to think of an escape plan, while Richie just wants to talk more of his visions.

With a scene taken directly from the film, the Fullers arrive at the motel and almost hit Seth with the Rv, just as Seth realises this what they need for their escape. »

- Lucinda Holt

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From Dusk Till Dawn The Series Blog: ‘Mistress’ Review [Spoilers]

19 April 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Written By: Robert Rodriguez, Juan Carlos Coto

Director: Eduardo Sanchez

Cast: D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia, Jake Busey, Robert Patrick, Madison Davenport, Brandon Soo Hoo, Wilmer Valderrama, Adrianne Palicki

Synopsis: Richie’s visions take over as Seth gets them closer to the border. Freddie Gonzalez learns of ancient Mayan rituals and how the brothers could be linked.

Now we hit the third episode, and we slow the pace a little. We learn more about key characters and another is introduced but it all seems a little drawn out. I’m not sure whether it’s because it had completely deviated from the film and had all new material or because we’re waiting for them to get moving again.

This episode begins with Seth in prison and bare knuckle fighting. Now, we finally get to see that cool tribal tattoo that George Clooney sported in the film. We are »

- Lucinda Holt

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From Dusk Till Dawn The Series Blog: ‘Blood Runs Thick’ Review [Spoilers]

18 April 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Written By: Robert Rodriguez, Diego Gutierrez

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Cast: D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia, Robert Patrick, Madison Davenport, Brandon Soo Hoo, Wilmer Valderrama, Don Johnson

Synosis: With Richie’s visions becoming stronger, the Gecko brothers make a swift escape from the liquor store bloodbath.

After the fun-packed pilot, we take things down a notch with a more character-establishing episode. That’s not to say this episode is a snooze, but it’s a little more sedate.

It seems this episode is all about the brotherly bond, or lack of, a bank robbery and introducing the Fuller family. The robbery almost has a Point Break feel about it as Seth and Richie seem to take over the bank with ease as things don’t go quite to plan. Those brothers can never catch a break and with a lady bank-teller now tied up in the car boot, they drive »

- Lucinda Holt

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It's Pandemonium in this Preview of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Episode 1.07

18 April 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

"From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" is taking next week off, which I guess means last week's episode was a sort of mid-season finale... and a good one it was! "Pandemonium" breaks out when it returns on April 29th with Episode 1.07, and here's a preview.

From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” centers on bank robber Seth Gecko (D.J. Cotrona) and his violent, unpredictable brother, Richard “Richie” Gecko (Zane Holtz). The series deepens the tone of the original film, adds new characters and backstories, and expands the Mesoamerican mythology behind the creatures inside the club.

Along with Cotrona and Holtz, the international cast includes Jesse Garcia, Eiza González, Wilmer Valderrama, Adrianne Palicki, Jake Busey, Don Johnson, Madison Davenport, Lane Garrison, Robert Patrick, and Brandon Soo Hoo. The 10-episode, hour-long series is El Rey Network's first scripted original and has already been renewed for a second season.

No synopsis for Episode 1.07, "Pandemonium, »

- Debi Moore

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From Dusk Till Dawn The Series Blog: ‘Pilot’ Review [Spoilers]

18 April 2014 7:43 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Written By: Robert Rodriguez

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Cast: D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia, Wilmer Valderrama, Don Johnson

Synopsis: The fugitive Gecko brothers face a bloody stand-off during a routine stop at a liquor store.

When I first heard that Robert Rodriquez was planning to turn his film From Dusk Till Dawn into a series, I was a little dubious.  The film has become a bit of a cult classic and I just couldn’t see how anyone could take this story into a ten-episode show, let alone portray those parts played so well by George Clooney and Harvey Keitel.

Like the film, the pilot begins a liquor store with the ever entertaining Don Johnson as Texas ranger Earl McGraw. If you know the film, you can guess what happens next.

However, this is where immediate changes are noticeable because unlike the film, this show delves into more of supernatural feel very early on. »

- Lucinda Holt

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Enter the Titty Twister in this New Preview of From Dusk Till Dawn Episode 1.06 - Place of Dead Roads

15 April 2014 1:37 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Tuesdays are a lot more bearable now that we have "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" to look forward to, and if you're enjoying it as much as we are, then check out a preview of tonight's Episode 1.06, "Place of Dead Roads," in which we finally arrive at the infamous Titty Twister.

From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” centers on bank robber Seth Gecko (D.J. Cotrona) and his violent, unpredictable brother, Richard “Richie” Gecko (Zane Holtz), who are on the run after a bank heist left several people dead.

While heading to Mexico, Seth and Richie encounter a former pastor and his family, whom they take hostage. Using the family Rv to cross the Border, chaos ensues when the group detours to a strip club that is populated by vampires. They are forced to fight until dawn in order to get out alive. The series deepens the tone of the original film, »

- Debi Moore

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From Dusk till Dawn: The Series, Ep. 1.05, “Self-Contained”: Series continues to excel at character and story development

8 April 2014 10:40 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

From Dusk till Dawn: The Series, Season 1, Episode 5, “Self -Contained”

Written by Matt Morgan

Directed by Joe Menendez

Airs Tuesdays at 9pm (Et) on El Rey Network

“Let’s Get Ramblin”, the fourth episode of From Dusk till Dawn: The Series, was a high point for the freshman series. It was a technical achievement, funny, twisted, well executed, and it moved the story forward. “Self-Contained”, the show’s fifth episode, is another high point for the show, which just keeps getting better and better.

Self-Contained” is a tightly wound and nerve jangling episode, set mostly in the Rv as the Fullers and the Geckos scramble for power and control over their desperate situation. In that manner it’s not all that different from “Let’s Get Ramblin”. We bounce between characters but each story is fleshed out and we are given a chance to care about what is happening. »

- Tressa

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Contain Yourselves! Here Are Three More Sneak Peeks of From Dusk Till Dawn Ep. 1.05 - Self-Contained

8 April 2014 12:26 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

So, the exclusive clip we debuted yesterday from Episode 1.05 of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" wasn't enough for you? Then good thing you checked back with us today because we have three more sneak peeks of "Self-Contained" to share!

From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” centers on bank robber Seth Gecko (D.J. Cotrona) and his violent, unpredictable brother, Richard “Richie” Gecko (Zane Holtz), who are on the run after a bank heist left several people dead.

While heading to Mexico, Seth and Richie encounter a former pastor and his family, whom they take hostage. Using the family Rv to cross the Border, chaos ensues when the group detours to a strip club that is populated by vampires. They are forced to fight until dawn in order to get out alive. The series deepens the tone of the original film, adds new characters and backstories, and expands the Mesoamerican mythology »

- Debi Moore

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Exclusive: A sneak peek of the Titty Twister on the 'From Dusk Till Dawn' series

8 April 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Fans of the 1996 movie "From Dusk Till Dawn" will recall the awful twist that occurs when our main characters wander into a very scary bar. If you're watching the TV take on the film (airing Tuesdays at 9:00 p.m. on the El Rey Network), you might get a sense of deja vu. Below you'll see a first look image of the Titty Twister Bar, where a lot more than drinking will be going on in this week's episode.  Also in this episode, after a escape from the motel, Seth leads the Fullers' Rv to the border crossing. As an irrational fear takes hold of Richie, Jacob Fuller takes control of a volatile situation, determined to get his children safely across the border Based on the cult-classic film of the same name, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" is centered around bank robber Seth Gecko (D.J. Cotrona) and his violent, »

- Liane Bonin Starr

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Check Out the 'Justice League' Cast from Unmade George Miller Movie

7 April 2014 5:55 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Hollywood stuntman and choreographer Greg van Borssum is offering up a piece of 'what if' Hollywood history today, as he shares photos of the Justice League cast assembling for Mad Max: Fury Road director George Miller's canceled adaptation.

Way back in 2007, after Superman Returns proved to be a disappointment, Warner Bros. planned to move forward on a Justice League movie that recast the Man of Steel with D.J. Cotrona and gave us a new Batman in Armie Hammer, even though Christian Bale was in the midst of his The Dark Knight trilogy at the same time. Also seen in the first photo are (from bottom) director George Miller, Jay Baruchel as Maxwell Lord, Hugh Keays-Byrne as Martian Manhunter. Next row finds Santiago Cabrera as Aquaman, Adam Brody as The Flash, Teresa Palmer as Talia al Ghul, stuntman Greg van Borssum, and producer Barrie M. Osborne (The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers »

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Justice League Cast Assembled... For George Miller's Cancelled Film (Bts Photos)

7 April 2014 12:07 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

As far I believe, these images posted by Hollywood stuntman and fight choreographer, Greg Van Borssum, are the first behind-the-scenes look at George Miller's Justice League: Mortal cast. You can see: Armie Hammer ("The Lone Ranger") who would've played Batman, Adam Brody ("The O.C.") who would've been The Flash, D.J. Cotrona ("G.I. Joe: Retaliation") who would've played Superman, Megan Gale ("Project Runway Australia") who would've played Wonder Woman, Santiago Cabrera ("Heroes") who would've played Aquaman, Hugh Keays-Byrne ("Mad Max: Fury Road") who would've played The Martian Manhunter, Teresa Palmer ("The Grudge 2") who would've played Talia Al Ghul and Jay Baruchel ("Goon") who would've played Maxwell Lord. Only main cast members not included in the images below are Common (John Stewart), Anton Yelchin (Wally West), Zoe Kazan (Iris West) and Stephen Tobolowsky (Alfred Pennyworth). In February of 2007, Warner Bros. hired Keiran and Michelle Mulroney to write a script »

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Run for the Border with an Exclusive Clip from From Dusk Till Dawn Ep. 1.05 - Self-Contained

7 April 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Seth spends some quality time bonding with Jacob while they wait to cross the Border in this sneak peek of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" Ep. 1.05, "Self-Contained." Check it out, and then tune in Tuesday for some heaven on earth.

From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” centers on bank robber Seth Gecko (D.J. Cotrona) and his violent, unpredictable brother, Richard “Richie” Gecko (Zane Holtz), who are on the run after a bank heist left several people dead.

While heading to Mexico, Seth and Richie encounter a former pastor and his family, whom they take hostage. Using the family Rv to cross the Border, chaos ensues when the group detours to a strip club that is populated by vampires. They are forced to fight until dawn in order to get out alive. The series deepens the tone of the original film, adds new characters and backstories, and expands the Mesoamerican »

- Debi Moore

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Get to Know Seth in this New Promo for From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series

3 April 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

So far we're having a lot of fun with "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" and are wondering what you guys think. Let us know, but first check out this new promo provided by El Rey Network that focuses on Seth Gecko, who has it all planned out... or so he thinks.

From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” centers on bank robber Seth Gecko (D.J. Cotrona) and his violent, unpredictable brother, Richard “Richie” Gecko (Zane Holtz), who are on the run after a bank heist left several people dead.

While heading to Mexico, Seth and Richie encounter a former pastor and his family, whom they take hostage. Using the family Rv to cross the Border, chaos ensues when the group detours to a strip club that is populated by vampires. They are forced to fight until dawn in order to get out alive. The series deepens the tone of the original film, »

- Debi Moore

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From Dusk till Dawn: The Series, Ep. 1.04, “Let’s Get Ramblin”: Well-constructed episode moves story forward

1 April 2014 9:40 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

From Dusk till Dawn: The Series, Episode 4, Season 1,“Let’s Get Ramblin”

Written by Marcel Rodriquez

Directed by Robert Rodriquez

Airs Tuesdays at 9pm (Et) on El Rey Network

“I don’t feel safe with you anymore, you don’t feel like yourself. I don’t think I can trust you”

As has been evident since the pilot, From Dusk till Dawn: The Series is a show that despite any of its issues, knows exactly what it is and where it wants to go. It is, at points, relentlessly violent and over the top; it is insanely campy and fun. It also features exceptional chemistry between its leads D.J. Cotrona and series standout Zane Holtz, who are frequently given the show’s best dialogue. Plus there is, for now, an intriguing central plotline. All of that camp and blood might not work and could make the show dreadful but somehow, »

- Tressa

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Madison Davenport Talks From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Working with Robert Rodriguez, Delving into the Supernatural, the Titty Twister Set, and More

1 April 2014 8:06 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Created and executive produced by El Rey Network founder and chairman Robert Rodriguez, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series is a 10-episode supernatural crime saga centered around bank robber, Seth Gecko (D.J. Cotrona) and his violent, unpredictable brother, Richard “Richie” Gecko (Zane Holtz), who are wanted by the FBI after a bank heist leaves several people dead. While on the run to Mexico, Seth and Richie encounter former pastor Jacob Fuller (Robert Patrick) and his family (Madison Davenport, Brandon Soo Hoo), whom they take hostage before detouring to the Titty Twister strip club that is unexpectedly populated by vampires. During this recent exclusive phone interview with Collider, actress Madison Davenport talked about how she came to be a part of this show, why the project appealed to her, that this retelling of the story dives deeper into the spiritual and supernatural elements than the original film did, why she loves working with Robert Rodriguez, »

- Christina Radish

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TV Review: From Dusk Till Dawn (Episode 1)

30 March 2014 4:58 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

 

 

I’ll just come right out and say it: when it was announced that Robert Rodriguez was planning on turning his film From Dusk Till Dawn into a TV series for his new El Rey cable network, I was about as excited for it as I would be for someone to shoot me in the gut and leave me bleeding to death. While I am an Huge fan of the first few Rodriguez films, I just haven’t enjoyed much of his recent efforts whatsoever. So, when the El Rey network sent me the first five episodes, I binge-watched them all and imagine my surprise when not only where they decent, but actually Good…strike that, Really Good. So if you feel so inclined, read on!

*Note: these reviews will contain a lot of spoilers, so if you haven’t watched each episode yet, you might want to do that first, »

- Jerry Smith

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From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series renewed for second season

30 March 2014 2:06 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network has announced that the small screen adaptation of From Dusk Till Dawn is to return for a second season of thirteen episodes, which will air next year. "This is a truly unique property and one that has really resonated for viewers," states Rodriguez. "It has been a joy to bring these characters back to life and have the opportunity to take our storytelling to a whole new place. We look forward to going back into production later this year and are excited about raising the bar even higher in season two."

Based upon Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino's cult 1996 movie, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series stars D.J. Cotrona (Dear John, G.I. Joe: Retaliation) and Zane Holtz (Holes, The Perks of Being a Wallflower) taking over from George Clooney and Tarantino as the Gecko brothers, while the rest of the cast includes Robert Patrick (Terminator 2: Judgment Day, »

- Gary Collinson

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From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series

29 March 2014 8:25 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Network: El Rey

Episodes: Ongoing (hour)

Seasons: Ongoing

TV show dates: March 11, 2014 -- Tbd

Series status: Has not been cancelled

Performers include: D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza Gonzalez, Jesse Garcia, Madison Davenport, Brandon Soo Hoo, Wilmer Valderrama, and Robert Patrick.

TV show description:

This horror TV series is based on From Dusk Till Dawn, the movie directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Quentin Tarantino. The show deepens the tone and expands the storyline of the film, adding new characters and backstories and explores the Mesoamerican mythology.

It's centered around bank robber Seth Gecko (D.J. Cotrona) and his violent and unpredictable brother, Richard "Richie" Gecko (Zane Holtz). After a bank heist leaves several people dead, they go on the run from the FBI and Texas Rangers Earl McGraw (Don Johnson) and Freddie Gonzalez (Jesse Garcia). »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series - Episode 3 Review

27 March 2014 3:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Luke Owen looks at the latest episode of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series....

Last week's episode, Blood Runs Thick, was the first step towards making this show feel like it was heading somewhere. It wasn't just a remake of what had come before it (like the first episode) and instead added new layers to the From Dusk Till Dawn mythos. The third episode, The Mistress, does more or less the same thing. It still feels familiar, but it features some new additions to the cast, new ideas on existing characters and a foreboding sense of terror that will descend upon our protagonists.

Before they head to the border to meet Carlos, the Gecko Brothers first need to deal with the hostage that Ritchie took during the bank robbery. While they shack up in a motel, Seth heads to the Big Kahuna Burger to grab some food - and meet an old flame. »

- Luke Owen

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