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Excited about the release of Mayans Season 5! Read on for all juicy updates.

Mayans is a U.S based criminal drama program. It was developed by Kurt Sutter and Elgin James and in the later months of 2018, it was aired on T.V. The story takes place in the same fictional universe as Sons of Anarchy but this time it is about the Mayans Motorcycle Club, erstwhile adversaries now allies of the Sons of Anarchy.

Has Mayans Season 5 been picked up by FX? Read on to find out!

Mayans Season 5 Synopsis – What Has Happened In The Series So Far?

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Source – FX

Mayans M.C. is located thousands of kilometers abroad in the imaginary California boundary town of Santo Padre, two and a half years following the incidents of Sons of Anarchy. The series centers on the challenges of Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes, a prospect in the Mayans M.C. club who is stationed along the border between the United States and Mexico.

EZ is a talented Mexican-American whose family’s ideal vision was trampled by syndicate barbarity. He is now being driven by his need for revenge into a life he never wanted and will never be able to leave.

In the last episode of Season 4, EZ addresses Bishop, whom he had pledged to restore to his previous position as president, but who was instead given the vice president position.

Then, EZ takes Alvarez’s seat at the head of the table and begins to deliver an odd, cult-like speech about “our nation,” “a new day rising,” and his strategy to “raise us to glory.” The men finally start pounding the table in favor of their new president despite first appearing a little spooked out, especially Angel.

The episode ends with us back at the storage where Soledad keeps her supply of heroin. As they watch the depository catch fire, a person in all black enters it and douses the entire area in combustible liquid, and strikes a match. However, the identity of the arsonist is never disclosed.

What happens next, can only be answered when Mayans Season 5 gets released!

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Mayans Season 5 Release Date – Has The Show Been Renewed Or Dropped?

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Source – FX

Mayans Season 5 was formally declared when the whole cast appeared at San Diego Comic-Con. Elgin James, the show’s creator, confirmed at the panel, that the show has been selected for the fifth season. Even the cast members were not aware of this before and seemed elated when given the news.

The creator further went on to say that he knew about the confirmation about the next season a long time ago but wanted to tell the fans and the cast together. Rev up those engines because the club is back for more, the official website afterward posted the video on Twitter, declaring the official return of Mayans Season 5.

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Mayans Season 5 Cast – Will New Actors Be Joining The Show?

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Source – FX

The creators of the show have not given names of any new actors that will be joining the show, till the official confirmation comes in we can vouch for the following actors to be present in Mayans Season 5 as they have been a part of the journey since the very beginning.

  • J. D. Pardo plays Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes, an ex-nominee who eventually served as both the vice president and president of the club and entered the group after being released from jail. He is the son of Felipe and Marisol Reyes and the younger brother of fellow club member Angel Reyes, who supported him while he was a prospect. After breaking up his romance with Gaby Castillo when she left Santo Padre, he later began seeing Sofia.
  • Angel Reyes, a member and subsequently Secretary of the club, is portrayed by Clayton Cardenas. He is EZ’s older brother and the child of Felipe and Marisol. Later on, he begins dating Adelita, and they have a son together named Maverick.
  • EZ’s old childhood girlfriend Emily Galindo (née Thomas), now Miguel Galindo’s wife, and the mother of their son Cristóbal Galindo II, who bears Miguel’s late brother’s name, are played by Sarah Bolger. She is Erin Thomas’s elder sister as well.
  • Obispo “Bishop” Losa, the previous president and now vice president of the Mayans M.C., Santo Padre Charter, is portrayed by Michael Irby. He is Marcus Alvarez’s cousin and one of the three Kings of the Mayans M.C. Aidan Losa, his little son from his relationship with Antonia Pena, who perished in a vehicle accident and is still on his mind.
  • As Luisa “Adelita” Espina, played by Carla Baratta, she grew up witnessing her family perished at the hands of the Galindo Cartel. She served as the previous head of Los Olvidados (The Forgotten Ones), a band of rebels from Mexico committed to taking on the Galindo Cartel. She subsequently begins dating Angel, and they have a kid together named Maverick.
  • Johnny “El Coco” Cruz, a former Marine sniper and full patch member of the Mayans M.C., Santo Padre Charter, is portrayed by Richard Cabral. He is Celia’s son and Leticia Cruz’s father. He experiences a severe painkiller addiction after losing some vision in his right eye, which progresses to heroin use and ultimately results in a brief expulsion from the club.
  • Che “Taza” Romero, a former full patch member and vice president of the Mayans M.C., Santo Padre Charter, is portrayed by Raoul Max Trujillo. He was formerly a part of the Vatos Malditos M.C. as well, but he quit after El Palo, the group’s leader assassinated Taza’s secretly involved brother David. Later, he decides to become nomadic and quits Santo Padre.
  • Michael “Riz” Ariza, a resident of Santo Padre and El Secretario of the Mayans M.C., Santo Padre Charter, is portrayed by Antonio Jaramillo. He is Vicki Ariza’s nephew as well.

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Mayans Season 5 Plot – How Will The Story Progress?

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Source – FX

When Mayans Season 5 returns everything will have transformed, with EZ welcoming his position as the chief of the motorcycle gang. EZ became a nasty and lethal character in the previous season, slaughtering a lot of people as his kindness diminished.

We haven’t actually seen a kind leader before, the showrunner Elgin James noted in an interview with GameSpot. “We haven’t encountered someone who is motivated by brotherly love. Marcus used this equipment, but after that, see how Sons of Anarchy characters would just disappear like flies.

Provided that the dispute between the Mayans and the Sons of Anarchy is evolving in a destructive way, this is likely going to make things worse. As an outcome of achieving this breakdown with his brother, he commenced a brawl that had the possibility of turning violent somewhat swiftly.

As all of this is happening, a covered individual took off to the storehouse where the narcotics were stored and put it on the blaze. Who was this person and what relation does he/she have with EZ?

All these queries can only be satisfied with the release of Mayans Season 5!

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Mayans Season 5 Trailer – Is It Out Yet?

Even though Mayans Season 5 is confirmed, the trailer for the upcoming season is still not out yet. But don’t be disheartened, as we wait for the new trailer we can re-watch the previous season to brush up our memory.

You can watch all the episodes on Hulu and Amazon Video.

Happy Watching!

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