In this supernatural crime series, Seth Gecko and his violent, unpredictable brother, Richard “Richie” Gecko, are wanted by the FBI and Texas Rangers Earl McGraw and Freddie Gonzalez after a bank robbery left several people dead. Heading for the Mexico border, the Geckos encounter former minister Jacob Fuller and his family, whom they take hostage by commandeering the Fuller’s RV. Drug lord Don Carlos reroutes them to a strip club populated by vampires that all must fight until dawn in order to survive. The series adds to the tone of the film, with new characters and backstories, while expanding the creatures’ Mesoamerican mythology.
From Dusk till Dawn: The Series is an American horror television series created by Robert Rodriguez. It forms part of the franchise of film, direct-to-video, comic and cult following of From Dusk till Dawn, expanding on the chronicles of the Gecko Brothers: Seth and Richie, The Fuller family, and Santanico Pandemonium. The series premiered on March 11, 2014, on Rodriguez’s newly launched channel El Rey. Outside the United States and Latin America, the series is marketed as a Netflix original. Listen as Paul Salfen talks with Rodriguez the day of the premiere at SXSW 2014.