Demi Lovato joined the cast of El Rey’s “From Dusk Till Dawn” in Season 2 — in a part that was specifically created for her.

“The character of Maia is one that we actually specifically created for Demi Lovato,” explains executive producer Diego Gutierrez. “When we realized that we had the opportunity to work with Demi, we basically took this role which was just going to be the role of a helper, part of the crew that Carlos (Wilmer Valderrama) was building — we really expanded on that character and created Maia.”

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He adds, “Maia brought a whole new color to the show. Not just the character, but the way that Demi played it, the way that Demi looks, everything that she brings to the role really gelled well with this character of Maia who would stand up to the queen at the end of the day, simply because she is devoted to her man.”

“From Dusk Till Dawn” Season 2 bows Tuesday, Oct. 27 with its season finale that sees Seth and Santanico clash with Richie over his betrayal, while Carlos and Scott aim to take Malvado’s empire and unleash culebra frenzy on the world.

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