Charlie Hunnam hints his Sons of Anarchy character Jax could return
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Charlie Hunnam has teased his return to the Sons of Anarchy universe.
The actor has hinted he could ‘possibly’ appear in a followup series and fans have been going wild over the suggestion.
While speaking to Access Hollywood, the actor, who is most well known for playing Jax Teller in the popular FX series, said he could be potentially slipping on the Sons’ biker jacket sometime soon.
He told the outlet: “I have an idea that I’m exploring in its infancy where that could be a possibility.
"It would be something that I would be incredibly excited about, so we’re sort of, like I said, in the infancy of exploring the viability of the idea.”
Following the show's last episode, FX released a spin-off series called Mayans M.C. It takes place two and a half years after the events of Sons of Anarchy and follows a Latino biker club.
The follow-up series has also proved to be hugely popular, receiving commercial and critical praise, and was renewed for a fifth season back in July.
However, despite its success, production has also been met with its fair share of turbulence.
The show’s creator, who also wrote Sons of Anarchy, Kurt Sutter, was fired after the cast and crew made numerous complaints about his ‘unprofessional behaviour’.
In October 2019, Deadline reported that Sutter revealed in an email to cast and crew that FX decided to let him go from his executive producer role and subsequently handed the series over to co-creator Elgin James.
According to the outlet, Sutter’s firing followed an investigation into complaints collected by human resources from writers, producers, cast and crew who alleged the showrunner created a hostile work environment.
However, Sutter also noted that he felt intense ‘creative scrutiny’ under Disney and FX, who were trying to undermine his work.
“Notes on scripts and cuts have been heavy handed. Demanding a level of dumbing-down story and inane PC restraints like I’ve never experienced before,” he wrote in a letter obtained by Deadline.
“I genuinely feared for the creative future of the storytelling. So I pushed back. Hard.”
He added that chairman of Disney Television Studios Dana Walden and ABC Entertainment and chairman of FX Networks and FX Productions John Landgraf were responsible for terminating his contract.
He wrote: “The truth is, the suits wanted me gone. I stepped on toes and bruised egos. And in this Disney regime, I’m dangerous to the wholesome brand. And clearly not worth the trouble.
“So 18 years of friendship, loyalty and producing quality television, was flushed down the drain. They threw me under the f**king bus.”
And while Charlie Hunnam’s return to the universe will be in Sutter’s absence, we can’t wait until he graces the silver screen again.
That is if his idea is able to come to fruition. Only time will tell.
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