11 Essential Predictions for ‘Mayans M.C.’ Season 3 (And How to Finally Get Over Sons of Anarchy) 

Sons of Anarchy seared twin engines, gunshots, and fictional cigarette brands (of the biblical variety) into people’s minds. When the Shakespearean epic ended in 2014, we were left to wonder how Teller-Morrow ever got any mechanic jobs done and if we’d ever get over Jax’s descent. 2018 brought the world Mayans M.C., FX’s next chapter in the Sons of Anarchy saga. For fans of the flagship series, it appeared to be just another cash-grab spinoff

The story of prospect Ezekiel ‘EZ’ Reyes and his brother Angel has proven to be much more than that; improving in quality each season. Still, the ties to SAMCRO are there and EZ fits the once golden boy/ broken-potential archetype. In the season 2 finale, EZ became a fully-patched member of the Santo Padre charter, murdered the woman responsible for his mother’s death, and his club attacked Vatos Malditos (VM), a demented motorcycle club with unfortunate connections to SAMCRO. God helps us all. 

Season 3’s trailer dropped and damn, it looks like Disney money—bigger, bloodier (ironically), and more cinematic. With mastermind Kurt Sutter out of the picture and Elgin James the sole showrunner, Mayans M.C. is set to truly separate itself from Sutter’s Hamlet; making it fresher and perhaps less soap opera-y. With that in mind, here are 8 essential predictions for Season 3. 

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