In November 2013 creator Kurt Sutter indicated he was in talks with FX to make a Sons of Anarchy prequel set in the 1960s. In February 2015, he said he would not work on the prequel, likely to be titled "The First 9", before 2017. In November 2016 FX announced the development of a spin-off series Mayans MC, centered around Latino culture. This Spinoff series of the Original will showcase the Mayan's biker group and their life of the MC in the biker gang. FX said it will produce up 10 episodes of the series, which will follow the Mayans motorcycle club that was seen in the original Sons of Anarchy Series.Sons of Anarchy premiered on September 3, 2008, on cable network FX. The series's third season attracted an average of 4.9 million weekly viewers, making it FX's highest rated series and surpassing its other hits The Shield, Nip/Tuck and Rescue Me. The season four and five premieres were the two highest-rated telecasts in FX's history
The new Episodes will focus on the struggles of a prospect in the Mayan MC charter on the California/Mexico border Ezekiel "EZ" Reyes. Being born into the Latin Culture EZ did not have it easy growing up as cartel violence interfered with his life as a struggling American.He then seeks revenge on those that have crossed him which drives him into the biker lifestyle he can no longer get out of. The Cast consists of J. D. Pardo as Ezekiel "EZ" Reyes, Edward James Olmos as Felipe Reyes, the once strong Mexican patriarch and EZ’s father, Richard Cabral as Johnny “El Coco” Cruz, a full patch member of Mayans MC ,Carla Baratta as Adelita, who as a child, watched her family die at the hands of the Galindo cartel. Now, street-wise and driven, she protects the lost children orphaned by cartel violence. Baratta replaces Andrea Londo who was previously casted as Carnalita plus many other various new cast members.
The Mayans Motorcycle Club controls northern California and all of Nevada beside Las Vegas. The President of their Oakland chapter is Marcus Alvarez and all of their members seem to be Hispanic, most likely Mexican. They run two heroin factories near Oakland and are also involved in prostitution. Their insignia is a Mayan tribal symbol and they are based on the real-life Mongols MC. Their cuts bear the phrase "Los Asesinos de Dios" which in English means Assassins of God.Oakland is the founding Charter of the Mayans MC. In Season 3 they had the Calaveras (CL,3 12) to run their "H" and a patch over. The Mayans are one of the top Latin Charters within the biker community making a good story for everyone to follow. If you like Sons of Anarchy you will like the Mayans MC.