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Danny Trejo says season 2 of 'From Dusk Till Dawn' has lots of guts – literally

Danny Trejo, Eiza Gonzalez and Wilmer Valderrama say the upcoming season of the series quite literally has lots of guts.

 

You can expect a lot more blood and vampires coming to Robert Rodriguez' “El Rey Network.”

‘From Dusk Till Dawn: the Series,’ the supernatural crime thriller he created, will debut its second season tonight.

“It has guts, but then funny moments but really cool action, and throughout the whole second season every character has such development," actress Eiza Gonzalez told Fox News Latino.

The 25-year-old Mexican actress continues her role as vampire queen, Santánico Pandemonium, a character she says forced her to face her fears, both literally and symbolically.

“I had this very important scene in the first season where I was thrown with snakes, I took it as a breaking point in my life, where I was thrown into something that I was really scared of," Gonzalez said. "(Rodriguez) creates these iconic characters. He did it with Jessica Alba, he’s done it with Salma [Hayek]. I was very grateful to be part of this."

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Actor Danny Trejo, who joins the cast as The Regulator, said he loves to work with Rodriguez because he pushes the envelope.

“We are big fans of doing something different, let’s jump out of a window holding someone’s guts,” Trejo said. 

The actor played Razor Charlie in the original 1996 movie in which the series is based on.

"I honestly believe that Robert Rodriguez actually started the vampire craze with this! With 'From Dusk till Dawn' the first movie,” said Trejo.

Season two continues to follow the gun-wielding, bank robbing Gecko brothers (D.J. Cotrona and Zane Holtz,) and their encounters with supernatural beings south of the border. But while season one was more closely tied to the plot of the original movie, season two delves deeper into each character.

“The second season is an opportunity to take those characters and put them in entirely new scenarios, new situations, an expanded back story, push them into places you never expected” said Cotrona.

‘That 70’s Show’ alum Wilmer Valderrama also returns for season two as drug lord Carlos Felipe.

“It’s therapy. This character is so twisted and dark and vicious and unpredictable and mysterious it allows me to exercise a muscle I haven’t done,” Valderrama told Fox News Latino. “I haven’t exercised with any other character, really. It’s liberating, it’s fun.”

Valderrama’s girlfriend, actress Demi Lovato, will also guest star in the show.

The first season of "From Dusk till Dawn: The Series" is currently available on Netflix.

Naibe Reynoso is a freelance reporter from Los Angeles, California. Follow her @naibereynoso

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