‘Sons of Anarchy’ Creator Says Recent Changes To ‘Mayans MC’ Show Are Totally Normal

“Mayans MC,” the highly anticipated spinoff of “Sons of Anarchy,” is undergoing several changes just four months after the show began shooting its pilot episode. The pilot for “Mayans MC” — which features a Latino cast and follows the Mayan Motorcycle Club that has made appearances on “SOA” — will be reshot and recast several “key actors” that have already signed on.

According to news outlets, “Mayans MC” is bringing on Norberto Barba (“The Bridge,” “Preacher,” “The Path”), who will serve as executive producer and director.

Kurt Sutter, creator of SOA and “Mayans MC”, tweeted that the show will go in a new direction.

The news is a bit jarring considering fans seemed to already take to the news that several cast members were confirmed. J.D. Pardo would be cast in the lead, playing Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes, and Edward James Olmos was cast to play EZ’s dad, Felipe Reyes. Other cast members included Richard Cabral, John Ortiz, Antonio Jaramillo and Clayton Cardenas.

There’s no word as of yet as to which roles would be recast.

The show’s premise, as of now, follows the Mayan Motorcycle Club charter located on the border of Mexico and California.

I wanted to find a strong, unique Latino voice,” Sutter said last year while discussing the drama. “Because I didn’t think a white guy from Jersey should be writing about Latin culture and traditions. Elgin James (co-creator) is that voice.”

Variety reports that SOA underwent similar and significant reshoots before it premiered on FX in 2008.

READ: “Mayans MC” Cast Is Slowly Filling Up With Several Amazing Actors. Here’s A Quick Look

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A New Survey From Netflix Claims Latina Moms Have Hilarious Ways Of Making Time For TV


A New Survey From Netflix Claims Latina Moms Have Hilarious Ways Of Making Time For TV


Every single time I call my mom on the phone and ask her what she’s doing she always says the same thing: “Estoy limpiando!” And I believe her — until now. Netflix just released new data that proves some moms aren’t busy cleaning or cooking every second. They’re actually taking a lot of “me time” to catch up on a lot of our favorite shows.

According to a recent survey by Netflix*, 72 percent of Latina moms say that in order to be happy and/or more relaxed, they need at least one to three hours a day of “me time.” For many of them, that means watching TV. Hmm… so when do they sneak in time to watch TV?

*It’s a survey about streaming by Netflix, so take it with a grain of salt.

According to the survey, Latina moms are actually very creative when it comes to making time to watch their favorite shows.

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Yes, moms are busy people. We know that, but they still need to be entertained just like the rest of us. In fact, some moms believe that making time for themselves makes them a better parents (at least 15 percent said that). Another 40 percent say that watching their favorite shows, which includes “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Walking Dead,” and “Friends,” among others, helps them escape all the children’s programming that they normally watch.

Four out of 10 moms say they make time to watch TV while they’re in the bathroom.

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This makes so much sense now! No wonder she’s in there forever. No one bothers you while you’re in there. Perfect time to catch up on “Jane The Virgin.”

Twenty-six percent of moms say they’re just “getting ready” but are really watching one of their favorite shows.

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According to Netflix, 54 percent of moms say it actually helps them de-stress.

Twenty-three percent of moms pretend to be sick but are secretly watching TV!

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This is just low… but understandable, especially if you’ve ever faked an illness to skip school.

Twenty-one percent of moms sit in their car after a trip to the store and start streaming.

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Wow! Here we are waiting for her to get back from the store and she’s busy watching a show.

Two out of 10 of moms are just hiding in the house!

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If you’re ever wondering where your mom is, check the pantry, closet, basement or laundry room. Or just unplug the wi-fi. She’ll come out in no time.

READ: Netflix Resurrected This Telenovela Villain Once Again To Give OITNB Some Life And It’s Genius

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