Earlier this month, the El Rey Network debuted the first photo of D.J. Cotrona and Zane Holtz as the Gecko Brothers n From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, which we reported last week will debut on Tuesday, March 11. The network has released two new photos today, one of which gives us our first look at Eiza González as Santanico Pandemonium, a role originally portrayed by Salma Hayek in the 1996 feature From Dusk Till Dawn. Since that role helped launch Salma Hayek's film career, along with Robert Rodriguez's 1995 action-thriller Desperado, it will be interesting to see if Eiza González's career takes off after this show debuts. Take a look at these photos, which also feature D.J. Cotrona and Zane Holtz, and, in case you missed it last week, CLICK HERE to check out the first trailer.
The supernatural crime saga (based on the cult classic film of the same name) will feature an international cast including: D.J. Cotrona (Dear John, G.I. Joe Retaliation); Zane Holtz (Holes, The Perks of Being a Wallflower); Jesse Garcia (Quinceanera, Sons of Anarchy); Eiza González (Lola Erase una Vez); Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show, To Whom It May Concern); Adrianne Palicki (Friday Night Lights, G.I. Joe Retaliation); Jake Busey (Starship Troopers, Enemy of the State, Identity); Don Johnson (Django Unchained, Nash Bridges); Madison Davenport (Save Me, Shameless); Lane Garrison (Bonnie and Clyde, Prison Break); Robert Patrick (Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The X-Files); and Brandon Soo Hoo (Tropic Thunder, Ender's Game).
Based on the thrill-ride film, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series is a supernatural crime saga centered around bank robber, Seth Gecko (Cotrona) and his violent, unpredictable brother, Richard "Richie" Gecko (Holtz), who are wanted by the FBI and Texas Rangers Earl McGraw (Johnson) and Freddie Gonzalez (Garcia) after a bank heist left several people dead. While on an escape route to Mexico, Seth and Richie encounter former minister Jacob Fuller and his family who they take hostage. Using the family RV to make a run for the Mexican border, chaos ensues when the group detours to a strip club that is unknowingly populated by vampires, and forces them to fight until dawn in order to get out alive. The series deepens the tone of the film, adds new characters and backstories and expands the Mesoamerican mythology behind the vampires.
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