If you’re interested in the new TV series adaptation of Robert Rodriguez‘s 1996 flick From Dusk Till Dawn, the first official trailer has been released online.
The show comes from Rodriguez, who directed the first two episodes of the 10-episode first season, and his El Rey Network. It stars D.J. Cotrona and Zane Holtz as the Gecko brothers (the roles played by George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino in the ’96 original), two bank robbers who, while trying to escape the law on their tail, find themselves having to deal with vampires. Don Johnson, Jesse Garcia, Wilmer Valderrama, and Robert Patrick also star in the series.
You can read a full synopsis and watch the first trailer for From Dusk Till Dawn below.
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.
From Dusk Till Dawn will premiere on the El Rey Network on March 11th.