Paul Salfen interviews Robert Rodriguez, Wilmer Valderrama, DJ Cotrona, Zane Holtz. Christine Thompson interviews Eiza Gonzales.
Created and executive produced by cable network Founder and Chairman, filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, and based on the cult classic film of the same name, the 10-episode, hour-long series is the new El Rey Network’s first scripted original.
Rodriguez, who directs multiple episodes, including the premiere, enlisted award-winning filmmakers, Eduardo Sánchez (The Blair Witch Project) and Joe Menendez (The Brothers Garcia, Hunting of Man, Ladron) among others to direct future installments. Emmy-winning Special Effects wizard Greg Nicotero (EP of The Walking Dead), who partnered with Rodriguez on the feature film, oversees make-up effects.
The international cast includes: D.J. Cotrona (Dear John, G.I. Joe: Retaliation); Zane Holtz (Holes, The Perks of Being a Wallflower); Jesse Garcia (Quinceañera, Sons of Anarchy); Eiza González (Lola: Érase 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 & Clyde, Prison Break); Robert Patrick (Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The X-Files); and Brandon Soo Hoo (Tropic Thunder, Ender’s Game, Incredible Crew).
Christine Thompson for AMFM Magazine Videographer/Video Editor: ChrisThompson, AMFM Magazine