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Mayans MC season 5 cast, trailer, plot, reviews, and more news

The Sons of Anarchy spin-off TV series came back with the Mayans MC season 5 release date, and we have every piece of intel on the biker club that you need.

Mayans MC season 5 release date

What is the Mayans MC season 5 release date? Now that it has five seasons, it’s safe to say that Mayans MC has stepped out of the shadow of Sons of Anarchy and become its own TV series.

Taking place on the Mexican border, the story of the eponymous biker gang during a particularly complex period has expanded the universe of the Sons of Anarchy in many ways. We now know more about the lineage of the Cartel, the intertwined politics that makes this whole area of California a minefield for any sort of development, and of course, the Mayans MC, rivals-turned-allies of the Sons of Anarchy.

But what was the Mayans MC season 5 release date? Brothers EZ and Angel, the core of one of the best drama series, were on two diverging roads. EZ became more entrenched in the club’s bloody ethos, while Angel’s got a taste of family life. Where did this bring them? And what about all the police presence that kept showing up? We’ve answered every question we can, but say nothing about how you got here…

Who is in the Mayans MC season 5 cast?

The Mayans MC season 5 cast was be led by JD Pardo as EZ Reyes. Supporting characters returned, including Sarah Bolger as Emily Thomas, Clayton Cardenas as Angel Reyes, Carla Baratta as Adelita, and Emilio Rivera as Marcus Alvarez.

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The Mayans MC season 5 cast list is:

  • JD Pardo as EZ Reyes
  • Clayton Cardenas as Angel Reyes
  • Edward James Olmos as Felipe Reyes
  • JR Bourne as Isaac
  • Danny Pino as Miguel Galindo
  • Carla Baratta as Luisa ‘Adelita’ Espina
  • Michael Irby as Obispo ‘Bishop’ Losa
  • Emilio Rivera as Marcus Alvarez
  • Sarah Bolger as Emily Thomas
  • Frankie Loyal as Hank ‘Tranq’ Loza
  • Joseph Lucero as Neron ‘Creeper’ Vargas
  • Vincent Vargas as Gilberto ‘Gilly’ Lopez
  • Gino Vento as Nestor Oceteva
  • Emily Tosta as Leticia Cruz
  • Vanessa Giselle as Hope
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Mayans MC season 5 release date and reviews

The Mayans MC season 5 release date was on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. It received positive reviews from critics but a mixed reception from audiences on Rotten Tomatoes.

Decider reviewed season 5, saying it was “A fitting finale for a series that has represented the Sons universe well in all of its machoness, bloodshed, and yes, sensitivity.”

JD Pardo as EZ and Clayotn Cardenas as Angel in Mayans MC season 5

What is Mayans MC season 5 about?

The Mayans MC season 5 plot followed EZ leading the club to war against the Sons of Anarchy. His fate and that of the club and the Santa Padre charter were in the spotlight.

EZ, and many of the other members, believed they should re-enter the drug trade and declare war on the Sons of Anarchy. Marcus Alvarez, head of the table, thought otherwise, and tempers flared on the issue.

Creeper’s girlfriend Kate was revealed as an informant, and he attempts to give himself up at the end of season 4, but he could also flip on the club. This tension permeated season 5. On top of those plotlines, we had Angel and Adelita’s child.

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A baby being around changed the landscape of the show. The child’s welfare became paramount to Angel and collided with the needs and wants of the club.

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Mayans MC season 5 trailer

FX released the Mayans MC season 5 trailer on April 26, 2023. This gave us a proper look at all the violence and uproar coming in the show.

In the trailer, EZ’s taking Mayans MC against the Sons of Anarchy, challenging Packer. Besides that conflict, the FBI is sniffing around, and we were assured when this all came to a head, there would be bodies laying on the ground.

Mayans MC season 5 release date: Angel and EZ Reyes in Mayans MC

Where can you watch Mayans MC season 5?

In the US, you can find Mayans MC season 5 on Hulu, whereas in the UK, you can find the show on Sky Go, BBC iPlayer.

As of now, Disney Plus only has the first three seasons. This is because the platform only gets full seasons once they’ve finished airing. Expect the Mayans to come roaring ’round the bend and onto the service in the weeks to come.

For more televisual entertainment, check out our guides on the Severance season 2 release date or the House of the Dragon season 2 release date. We also have a deep dive into the Sons of Anarchy cast and some news on a potential Mayans MC season 6 release date. Or, for more releases, here are all the new movies heading our way in 2023 and a list of the best TV series of all time.