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"Sons Of Anarchy: Mayans Mc"

5 December 2016 2:49 PM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

According to "Sons Of Anarchy" creator Kurt Sutter, the spin-off TV pilot "Mayans Mc" focusing on the fictitious 'Mayans' motorcycle club, will start shooting March 2017, directed by Sutter from a script from Sutter and Elgin James:

"...'Mayans Mc' follows 'Ez Reyes', a 'prospect' member for the Mayan motorcycle club's charter on the California-Mexico border. Ez struggles with his desire for vengeance against the local cartel and his need for the women in his life to respect him..."

The Mayans have appeared numerous times on "Sons Of Anarchy", controlling northern California and Nevada. The President of their Oakland chapter is 'Marcus Alvarez'. They run two heroin factories near Oakland and are also involved in prostitution.

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- Michael Stevens

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Everything We Know About the Sons of Anarchy Spinoff Series

1 December 2016 6:00 PM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Brace yourselves, Sons of Anarchy fans, because new details have been released on the spinoff series! It's been months since FX ordered a script from Kurt Sutter, and now the network has ordered a pilot. Titled Mayans Mc, the spinoff "is set in a post Jax Teller world, where Ez Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan Mc charter on the Cali/Mexi border, struggles with his desire for vengeance against the cartel and his need for respect from the women he loves." The series will begin shooting in March in Los Angeles; here's what we know! The same team is behind it. The Sons of Anarchy co-creators, Sutter and Elgin James, are developing the spinoff series together. Sutter will direct the pilot episode and serve as an executive producer, with James will be the co-executive producer. It will have the "same spirit" as Sons of Anarchy. According to The Hollywood Reporter, »

- Laura Marie Meyers

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Mayans Mc: Kurt Sutter Directing Sons of Anarchy Spinoff Pilot for FX

1 December 2016 5:29 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Good news, Sons of Anarchy fans. Creator Kurt Sutter will direct the Mayans Mc TV show pilot for FX. He co-wrote the episode with Elgin James.Sutter is also executive producing the Sons of Anarchy spin-off pilot. James will serve as co-executive producer. Production in Los Angeles is scheduled for March. Learn more from FX, after the jump.Read More… »

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Sons Of Anarchy: FX orders pilot for Mayans spin-off

1 December 2016 12:17 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Chris Longo Dec 2, 2016

There's a new motorcycle crew coming to FX. A Sons Of Anarchy spinoff gets a pilot order.

The Sons Of Anarchy spin-off Mayans Mc is one step closer to a reality. FX has ordered a pilot for the show created by the original show's overseer Kurt Sutter. The script for the pilot is written by Sutter and Elgin James, who will also serve as executive producers. Filming is set to begin in March, with Sutter set to direct.

According to a press release, the show is “set in a post Jax Teller world, where Ez Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan Mc charter on the Cali/Mexi border, struggles with his desire for vengeance against the cartel, and his need for respect from the women he loves.”

Seeing spin-off success elsewhere (Better Call Saul and Fear The Walking Dead show no signs of slowing down), it’s »

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Sons Of Anarchy Spinoff Mayans Mc Lands Pilot Order At FX

1 December 2016 12:03 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

More than a year after the offshoot was first teased, FX has today handed out a pilot order to Mayans Mc, the Latino-centric spinoff rooted in the Sons of Anarchy universe.

Billed as an exciting new chapter in the Soa saga, Variety reports that plans are in place for the pilot to begin filming in March, when series stalwart Kurt Sutter will direct. An early advocate of the continuation, it’s understood Sutter will work from a script he himself penned with Elgin James, a scribe hand-picked for Mayans Mc not only because of his success with Little Birds, but also because Sutter wanted to locate a strong, Latino voice to properly capture the spirit and legacy of the Mayans Motorcycle Club.

It’ll also take place in a post-Jax Teller world, thereby ruling out any form of cameo from Charlie Hunnam, focusing instead on Ez Reyes, a “prospect in »

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Sons of Anarchy Spinoff 'Mayans MC' Gets Pilot Order at FX!!

1 December 2016 11:52 AM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

If you've been missing the world Kurt Sutter created for Sons of Anarchy, you're going to love this news!

FX announced today they've given the green light to Sutter to move forward with his drama series pilot, Mayans MC, which he co-wrote with producing partner Elgin James.

While that doesn't mean the series is a go, you're one step closer to seeing your dream come true with a revival, of sorts.

For seven seasons, Sutter’s award-winning Sons of Anarchy was the highest-rated ongoing drama series in FX history.

And this return to that world isn't unprecedented. The Mayans were recurring and pivotal players in Sons of Anarchy throughout the show’s seven-year run.

Sutter told The Hollywood Reporter about his desires during an interview in promotion for the now defunct Bastard Executioner.

"I wanted to find a strong, unique Latino voice. Because I didn't think a white guy from »

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FX Orders 'Sons of Anarchy' Spin-Off Pilot 'Mayans Mc'

1 December 2016 10:58 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

FX placed a pilot order for Kurt Sutter's Sons of Anarchy spin-off, Mayans Mc, Variety reports.

The show will take place after the events of the Sons of Anarchy finale and focus on the motorcycle club's rivals, the Mayans. In the original show, the California-based Mayans peddled heroin, and in Mayans Mc, one of the members, Ez Reyes will grapple with his desire for revenge against a drug cartel and his need for the women in his life to respect him.

Mayans Mc is scheduled to shoot its pilot in March, »

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‘Sons of Anarchy’ Sequel ‘Mayans Mc’ Ordered to Pilot at FX

1 December 2016 10:14 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Sons of Anarchy” lives on. FX has ordered the pilot “Mayans Mc,” a sequel series from Kurt Sutter and producing partner Elgin James.

Production will begin in March on the pilot, which Sutter co-wrote with James. Sutter will direct the pilot episode and serve as executive producer, while James will be co-executive producer.

Read More: ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Spinoff ‘Mayans Mc’ Gets Script Order, Inches Closer To Series At FX

According to FX, the new show “is set in a post Jax Teller world, where Ez Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan Mc charter on the Cali/Mexi border, struggles with his desire for vengeance against the cartel, and his need for respect from the women he loves.”

The Mayans club was a part of “Sons of Anarchy” and its seven seasons. (The show ended its run in 2014). “I wanted to find a strong, unique Latino voice,” Sutter said of »

- Michael Schneider

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‘Sons of Anarchy’ Sequel ‘Mayans Mc’ Ordered to Pilot at FX

1 December 2016 10:14 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Sons of Anarchy” lives on. FX has ordered the pilot “Mayans Mc,” a sequel series from Kurt Sutter and producing partner Elgin James.

Production will begin in March on the pilot, which Sutter co-wrote with James. Sutter will direct the pilot episode and serve as executive producer, while James will be co-executive producer.

Read More: ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Spinoff ‘Mayans Mc’ Gets Script Order, Inches Closer To Series At FX

According to FX, the new show “is set in a post Jax Teller world, where Ez Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan Mc charter on the Cali/Mexi border, struggles with his desire for vengeance against the cartel, and his need for respect from the women he loves.”

The Mayans club was a part of “Sons of Anarchy” and its seven seasons. (The show ended its run in 2014). “I wanted to find a strong, unique Latino voice,” Sutter said of »

- Michael Schneider

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‘Sons of Anarchy’ Spinoff ‘Mayans Mc’ Ordered to Pilot at FX

1 December 2016 10:00 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff is one step closer to becoming reality. FX has ordered a pilot of “Mayans Mc,” based on the network’s hit Charlie Hunnam-led motorcycle gang drama series. Kurt Sutter, who created the original show, co-wrote the pilot for the spinoff with Elgin James, and will also direct it. “Mayans Mc” is set in a post-Jax Teller (Hunnam) world, where E.Z. Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan Mc charter on the Cali/Mexico border, struggles with his desire for vengeance against the cartel, and his need for respect from the woman he loves. Also »

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‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Spinoff ‘Mayans Mc’ Gets FX Pilot Order; Kurt Sutter Directing

1 December 2016 10:00 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Kurt Sutter has his motor running again on FX as the cabler today gave the next chapter in hosSons Of Anarchy saga a pilot order with the Lucas Stand author set to direct. Production on the first chapter of Mayans Mc is set to start in March with Sutter as executive producer and co-creator Elgin James as co-ep. Set in the aftermath of Jax Teller’s death at the end of Soa’s seven season run in 2014, Mayans Mc will focus on the struggles of Ez Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan… »

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‘Sons of Anarchy’ Spinoff Pilot Ordered at FX, ‘Mayans Mc’ Will Shoot in March

1 December 2016 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The “Sons of Anarchy” universe expansion will indeed continue. The pilot for FX’s “Mayans Mc,” focusing on the Mayans motorcycle club, will begin shooting in March, directed by “Sons” creator Kurt Sutter from a script from Sutter and Elgin James. Sutter will serve as executive producer, with James as co-executive producer.

“Mayans” will follow Ez Reyes, a “prospect” — potential member — for the club’s charter on the California-Mexico border. Ez will struggle with his desire for vengeance against the local cartel and his need for the women in his life to respect him. “Sons” fans will recognize the Mayans from “Sons of Anarchy,” where they were sometimes allies, sometimes adversaries to the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club’s northern California charter.

Mayans Mc” hasn’t officially been ordered to series, but the odds of it ending up among FX’s busted pilots — a small group in and of itself — are small. “Sons of Anarchy »

- Oriana Schwindt

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Sons of Anarchy Spinoff Mayans Mc Snags Pilot Order at FX

1 December 2016 10:00 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

FX could soon be alive with the sound of revving engines — and the occasional blood-curdling scream — once more.

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The network has given a pilot order to Mayans Mc, a spinoff of Kurt Sutter’s Sons of Anarchy, which ran from 2008 to 2014. Sutter co-wrote the pilot with Elgin James, and will also serve as director.

Here’s the spinoff’s official synopsis, per FX:

Mayans Mc is set in a post Jax Teller world, where Ez Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan »

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'Sons of Anarchy' 'Mayans' Spinoff Gets Pilot Order at FX

1 December 2016 10:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

FX's Sons of Anarchy spinoff is one step closer to becoming a reality.

FX has officially ordered a pilot for the project, titled Mayans Mc, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Sons of Anarchy co-creators Kurt Sutter and Elgin James co-wrote the pilot script. Sutter will exec produce and James will co-exec produce the drama from Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions. Sutter is also set to direct the pilot, which begins production in March.

Mayans Mc is set in a post Jax Teller world, where Ez Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan Mc charter on the Cali-Mexi border, struggles with »

- Kate Stanhope

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The Los Angeles Film Festival Embraces Its City and Finds a Niche

3 June 2016 3:21 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

The transition of Film Independent’s Los Angeles Film Festival continues. Geographically, the fest has moved away from downtown to multiple Arclight locations. Opening night in Hollywood, Ricardo de Montreuil’s coming-of-age East L.A. drama “Lowriders,” starring Demián Bichir and Theo Rossi as father and estranged ex-con son, signaled the fest’s mission: Provide a diverse program directed by rising filmmakers: among the 42 competition films, 87% are first-and-second-timers, 43% are women and 38% are people of color, while 90% of the 58 total festival films are world premieres.

Developed by Imagine Entertainment’s Brian Grazer, “Lowriders” (written by Cheo Hodari Coker, Joshua Beirne-GoldenElgin James, and Justin Tipping), finally got made when the budget dropped—under Universal’s low-budget producing partner,  Jason Blum—from $20 million to $5 million. The grittiness helps the scruffy, colorful movie, which Laff head Stephanie Allain loved for being “so Los Angeles, so culturally rich,” she told the Arclight crowd. “Made by filmmakers of color, ‘Lowriders’ embodies our mission.” (The film will go out under a Universal label that remains to be seen, per Blum.)

Since Allain took over in 2014, the festival has lost some of its key programming talent (David Ansen, Doug Jones, Maggie McKay); the sprawling program is now commandeered by film professor Roya Rastegar (Bryn Mawr College). Very much in charge is Laff’s high-powered director, studio-trained producer Allain (“Boyz ‘n the Hood,” “Hustle & Flow”), who has pulled her friend Elvis Mitchell into a role as year-round “curator,” which basically means hosting Q & As at Film Independent-programmed events at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

As Laff becomes more local, eclectic, multi-cultural, and interactive, the Laff seeks to occupy a niche and grow its audience via a more populist, less international festival.

Truth is, only a few top-ranked film festivals a year are must-attend destinations packed with high-end world premieres and star attendees. Sundance, Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Venice, New York, and Telluride top the list. So there’s some logic to opting out of that competitive arena. Increasingly, fests like Tribeca and SXSW are pushing outside the area of indie film to create alluring events for audiences, from interactive transmedia showcases and TV series premieres to high-profile panels, Q & As, and “Master Classes.” So it makes sense to brand Laff with an identifiable niche.

Giving people awards and tributes is another route pursued by awards-friendly fests like Santa Barbara and Palm Springs, hence Saturday Laff will award “Selma” director Ava DuVernay as well as her distribution company Array Releasing (her own “Middle of Nowhere” plus “Ashes and Embers,” “Mississippi Damned,” “Kinyarwanda,” and “Restless City”) with the annual Spirit of Independence Award given to members of the independent film community who “advance the cause of independent film and champion creative freedom.” Last year, Array bought La Film Festival Us Fiction award-winner “Out of My Hand” for distribution, along with “Ayanda.”

Ryan Coogler (“Fruitvale Station”) is the 2016 Festival’s Guest Director; he’s offering a master class on sound design for “Creed.” And Nate Parker hosted a screening of Sundance Oscar contender “Birth of a Nation.” This weekend also brings a panel of women cinematographers.

The question is whether Allain’s quest for diversity will coincide with choosing the best movies, ones that create buzz for must-see titles—so far, actress Amber Tamblyn’s directing debut, “Paint It Black,” debuting Friday night at Lacma, has earned the most advance word of mouth. Established fest circuit titles such as Roger Ross Williams’ autism doc “Life, Animated,” closing night border film “Desierto” from Jonás Cuarón (“Gravity”), starring Gael Garcia Bernal and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Mike Birbliglia and Ira Glass’s latest collaboration, improv comedy “Don’t Think Twice,” starring Keegan-Michael Key, are all worth seeing.

But for many of the unknown titles unspooling this week, audiences and buyers will just have to check them out and spread the word, good or bad. Otherwise, they’ll disappear into the ether.

Here are Indiewire’s Laff picks so far.

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- Anne Thompson

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From ‘Sons of Anarchy’ to ‘Mayans Mc': 12 More TV Spinoffs We’d Like to See (Photos)

11 May 2016 4:15 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

FX has given an official script order to Kurt Sutter‘s planned “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff series, now titled “Mayans Mc” — but “Sons of Anarchy” isn’t the only series we think is worthy of a spinoff. Elgin James is joining Sutter as a co-creator on the series, which will focus on the Latino biker gang that often antagonized the Sons in the original FX series. James will write the script, with Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions producing. James and Sutter will produce as well. “I wanted to find a strong, unique Latino voice,” Sutter said of James joining the series. »

- Joe Otterson

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"Sons of Anarchy" Spin-Off Goes Forward

11 May 2016 3:01 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

FX Networks has officially begun script development on the long-rumored "Sons of Anarchy" spinoff "Mayans Mc".

Kurt Sutter and "Little Birds" helmer Elgin James co-created and produce the project described as a "dark, visceral family drama that takes a new look at the most American of icons, the 1% outlaw, this time reflected through a Latino lens." James will pen the pilot script.

The Mayans were pivotal recurring players on 'Sons' over the course of seven seasons which still stands as the highest-rated drama series in FX Networks' history.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

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Sons of Anarchy Spinoff Mayans Mc Is Happening at FX

11 May 2016 12:03 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It's official! The long-rumored Sons of Anarchy spinoff is moving forward at FX. The show will be called Mayans Mc. And original Soa creator Kurt Sutter will be back as a producer, alongside co-creator of this new series Elgin James. James is writing the script.

FX Network has only just begun script development on the spinoff, according to Variety. Mayans Mc will be a dark and visceral family drama. It will focus on the American icons known as the 1% outlaw. Only this time, the stories will be filtered through a Latino lens. Says Sutter of bringing James into the mix to pen the pilot script.

"I wanted to find a strong, unique Latino voice. Because I didn't think a white guy from Jersey should be writing about Latin culture and traditions. Elgin is that voice."

The Mayans motorcycle gang was a key player in several Sons of Anarchy episodes during »

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Sons Of Anarchy Spinoff Revs Into Action, Gets Official Title And New Writer

11 May 2016 12:01 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After seven gripping seasons on the small-screen, viewers bid farewell to the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club two years ago, as FX closed the book on its rip-roaring family drama with aplomb.

In those intervening years, mooted reports of a sequel or some form of spinoff began to gain serious traction, with fans chomping at the bit to learn any potential details regarding setting, characters and perhaps most important of all, which biker gang would anchor said continuation.

Answering most of those questions today, FX has officially nailed down plans for Mayans Mc, a Soa offshoot billed as a “dark, visceral family drama that takes a new look at the most American of icons, the 1% outlaw, this time, reflected through a Latino lens.”

Series creator Kurt Sutter, who nurtured Mayans Mc during its formative years in development, has also handpicked up-and-coming writer Elgin James, best known for 2012’s indie drama Little Birds. »

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FX Gives Script Order to ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Spinoff ‘Mayans Mc’

11 May 2016 10:21 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

FX has given an official script order to Kurt Sutter‘s planned “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff series, now titled “Mayans Mc,” TheWrap has confirmed. Elgin James is joining Sutter as a co-creator on the series, which will focus on the Latino biker gang that often antagonized the Sons in the original FX series. James will write the script, with Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions producing. James and Sutter will produce as well. “I wanted to find a strong, unique Latino voice,” Sutter said of James joining the series. “Because I didn’t think a white guy from Jersey should be writing about Latin. »

- Joe Otterson

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