The Gecko Brothers are back, stealing money, taking prisoners and fighting vampires in the new TV series version of cult-favorite From Dusk Till Dawn. We got our first look at D.J. Catrona (Seth) and Zane Holtz (Ritchie) yesterday. The image above shows Eiza Gonzalez as the vamp temptress Santanico Pandemonium played by Salma Hayek in the film.
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series greatly expands upon the original story and vampire mythology launched by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino in their original 1996 film (which spawned two sequels). “The film was the short story, this series is the novel,” Rodriguez told critics at the TCA press tour on Sunday.
Based on the thrill-ride film, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series is a supernatural crime saga centered around bank robber, Seth Gecko (D.J. Cotrona) and his violent, unpredictable brother, Richard “Richie” Gecko (Zane Holtz), who are wanted by the FBI and Texas Rangers Earl McGraw (Don Johnson) and Freddie Gonzalez (Jesse Garcia) after a bank heist leaves several people dead. While on the run to Mexico, Seth and Richie encounter former pastor Jacob Fuller (Robert Patrick) and his family, whom they take hostage. Using the family RV to cross the border, chaos ensues when the group detours to a strip club that is populated by vampires. They are forced to fight until dawn in order to get out alive.
Make-up effects are being overseen by The Walking Dead‘s Greg Nicotero.
From Dusk Till Dawn premieres March 11th on El Rey.
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