Morales to Star in Robert Rodriguez’s “From Dusk To Dawn: The Series”

It’s a new dawn for Esai Morales

The 51-year-old Puerto Rican actor has landed a recurring role on the upcoming second season of Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk To Dawn: The Series.

Esai Morales

Morales will portray Lord Amancio Malvado, a figure of terrifying cruelty and power who has a complicated and obsessive relationship with Santánico Pandemonium (portrayed by Eiza González).

He joins previously announced new cast members Danny Trejo and Briana Evigan.

El Rey Network’s first original scripted series, From Dusk Till Dawn is based on the cult classic film of the same name by El Rey co-founder Rodriguez, who created the series and directed four of the first season’s episodes.

Morales, currently a series regular on HBO’s The Brink, has previously appeared in Criminal Minds and NYPD Blue.

Trejo Joins the Cast of Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network Show “From Dusk To Dawn: The Series”

It’s the Dawn of a new day for Danny Trejo

The 70-year-old Mexican American actor, one of filmmaker Robert Rodriguez’s most valuable players, is joining him for the second season of From Dusk To Dawn: The Series.

Danny Trejo

Trejo appeared in Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn film franchise as Razor Charlie, and now in the series he’ll play The Regulator, a horrifying agent of evil who has been summoned to perform a deadly errand.

The 10-episode second season is currently in production in Austin, TX.

El Rey Networks’ first original scripted series, From Dusk Till Dawn is based on the cult classic film of the same name by El Rey co-founder Rodriguez, who created the series and directed four of the first season’s installments.

Trejo joins returning cast members D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia, Eiza González, Wilmer Valderama, Madison Davenport, and Brandon Soo Hoo.

From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series is a Miramax production in association with Rodriguez International Pictures, FactoryMade Ventures and Sugarcane Entertainment.