Mayans M.C. has been renewed for up 4 in FX. Premiering in 2018, the Sons of Anarchy spinoff follows Ezekiel”EZ” Reyes (J.D. Pardo). A recently patched member of the Mayans M.C. charter on the California/Mexico boundary, Ezekiel feels closer than ever to his brother Angel (Clayton Cardenas) after uncovering the truth behind their mother’s murder. Meanwhile, their father, Felipe (Edward James Olmos), struggles to reconcile the choices he and his sons have left.
Occurring two-and-a-half years after the events of Sons of Anarchy and glancing in the fictional town of Santo Padre, Mayans M.C. Has charted its path by centering questions of isolation and immigration. But, it’s also maintained a hyperlink to the original series, including guest appearances by Sons of Anarchy alums Katey Sagal and Robert Patrick. That balance will likely last because the spinoff has obtained the green light for another season.
Ahead of its season 3 finale, which will air on May 11, FX announced that it has revived Mayans M.C. for season 4. The system also disclosed the show will return with new episodes in 2022. FX President of Original Programming Nick Grad praised co-creator and executive producer Elgin James, together with his creative collaborators, for telling”stories that resonate well beyond the border” and inviting viewers into the lives of their Mayans Motorcycle Club. For his part, James promised to dig deeper into the characters and their worlds for season 4:
I’m deeply indebted to everyone at FX and 20th for letting us continue to tell the stories of the characters that Kurt [Sutter] and that I generated and our cast and crew took to new heights in season 3. In season 4 we look forward to dive deeper into each character’s truths, investigating the threat of this combustible world they occupy, and for each author, cast member and crew to stake our location as storytellers.
Mayans M.C. has seen its fortunes improve because its debut. After a mixed response to season 1, with compliments given to the strong characterization and criticism directed at the speed of the series, Mayans M.C. season 2 gained a more resolutely positive reaction. Specifically, the sibling connection between Ezekiel and Angel was celebrated for providing an emotional backbone into the play’s complicated and intricate progress. The most recent season continued in that vein. And, by all accounts, the more powerful caliber onscreen has been bolstered by a better environment off-camera.
This was expressed by Cardenas recent comments about the environment on Mayans M.C. The celebrity noted that, since the departure of former showrunner and co-creator Sutter, the experience of working on the show became much more welcoming and inviting. Cardenas also stressed that he felt everyone’s voices were being discovered. This bodes well for a spinoff that could very well follow in the path of Sons of Anarchy, which revealed more optimism in its storytelling because it approached its center seasons. Whatever the case, for people who enjoy watching Mayans M.C., the season 4 renewal information means they will have a whole lot to look forward to.