FX's revamped "Sons of Anarchy" spinoff titled "Mayans MC" has just added its first series regular. TVLine reported that actor Michael Irby has been cast in a role in the upcoming FX series from creator Kurt Sutter, who is building the show with Elgin James. Michael Irby is best known for his role as Sgt. Charles Grey in "The Unit." The 44-year old actor will be joining Edward James Olmos in the the spinoff.

Michael Irby in a new character

The "Sons of Anarchy" spinoff "Mayans MC" has added Michael Irby as a new character, Deadline reported. The upcoming series has retooled the pilot, undergoing reshoots and recasting for the production.

The upcoming series, if picked up by FX, follows the story of EZ Reyes, played by JD Pardo, who is a prospect in the Mayan MC charter in the Mexico/California border. Irby will play Obispo "Bishop" Losa, who is from the Mayan MC's Santo Padre Charter. He hails from the Salton Sea, where he comes from a broken family. He was later raised by his cousin, Marcus Alvarez's (Emilio Rivera) family. Alvarez is the founder of the the Mayan MC. Bishop's background also include a stint in Iraq and Pelican Bay, and he is described as someone who is "deadly" and "loyal."

Production undergoing reshoots

Back in July, Variety reported that the pilot for FX's "Sons of Anarchy" spinoff "Mayans MC" will be completely reshot. The project has been completely revamped, with Norberto Barba coming in to serve as executive producer and director.

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Creator Kurt Sutter, who was originally set to direct and produce, retreated to the writers' chair instead. In July, it was reported that JD Pardo will play EZ Reyes, while Edward James Olmos, Richard Cabral, John Ortiz, Antonio Jaramillo and Clayton Cardenas were all set to star in the pilot as well. "Mayans MC" isn't the only production to undergo reshoots, as "Sons of Anarchy" also had some reshoots back in 2008. Ron Perlman replaced Scott Glenn as Clay Morrow in the pilot, causing them to reshoot all of Glenn's scenes. "Sons of Anarchy" originally ran on FX from 2008 to 2014, and starred Charlie Hunnam as Jackson "Jax" Teller. Actress Katey Sagal received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 2011, and a nomination for a 2010 Satellite Award, for her role as Gemma Teller Morrow. In 2013, Rockmond Dunbar won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Sheriff Eli Roosevelt.