After her debut in the United States, Mayans M.C. It became the most successful debut series of the year in North America, with almost eight million viewers (adding different platforms). Not a small feat, given that it has almost entirely cast Latin and multiple dialogues in Spanish. For the rest, it is guaranteed in the second season.
But the production milestone did not come to anything. This is a successful spin-off of anarchy, which took seven seasons between 2008 and 2014. The new series also focuses on the gang of bikers, only in the Mayans and Homo, mostly created by Mexican Americans, who in the original series are starting to be opponents of heroes, Nothing to be allies. And despite being the focus of the new series, the gang is not necessarily a role model, involved in a chain of criminal activities in the fictional city of Santa Padre.
"This is a reality we see in Latin America, people who do not choose the right way to live their lives, because this is the only reality they know, but the interesting thing about this series is that it also explores before that how to get there," says Venezuelan actress Carla Brata. ), Who plays Edelita, a woman who suffered from the loss of his family by a cartel, and now seeks revenge. "They are not bad or good types, but the circumstances in which they live make them who they are, you can not say they're right, because in the end these characters just want to protect their own," he adds.
Inspiration in Venezuela
In Chile, the series is coming on Friday at 23.45 hours by Fox Premium, with its first full cycle available on the same day as the Fox App. "It's a miracle that this series was created.
Not only 90% of the players is Latino, but also a good part of the production team, from scriptwriters to directors. Not only is this a Latin project aimed at being politically correct, but their soul is Latin. It's a series of valentines, "says the actress.
Baratta, who with the series has the first role of American television, tells that he caught up with what lived in his hometown of Venezuela to shape the character. "When I needed an audition, massive student protests would have taken place in Venezuela, and there were already about a hundred people dead, and many times as an actress connect to the characters by feeling, in which case it was a loss," he explains.
Whether it is necessary to be updated with the Sons of Anarchy to follow the Maya, the actress promises that "it works for two audiences," but "yes there are details for the previous series' proponents that are a special factor. Hearts ".