Season 6 of Sons of Anarchy is promising to be a brutal beat-down for the guys and gals of SAMCRO, with the first teaser trailer hinting at the internal fighting that is to come. But so far, executive producer has remained zip-lipped about the plot for the upcoming season, choosing instead to tantalize fans with the teaser trailers.
Another one has been released, this one titled 'Mayhem', which shows Jax () and some of the SAMCRO crew cruising past a wall featuring the faces of Clay (), Gemma () and Tara (), which then explodes. A foreshadowing of dangerous things to come for one of those three? Possibly another death?
At the recent Television Critics Association press tour, Sutter revealed that he's nervous about how controversial a particular sequence in the Season 6 premiere will be, but not because he's not proud of it. Rather, he doesn't want the buzz to diminish the impact of what they're trying to do:
I feel like if it gets leaked, it's going to be like, 'Oh, they're doing it to be controversial to bring more eyes to the episode,'. Honestly, I'm worried more about that kind of blowback than people finding out about that event.
I will also say that there's a lot of blood and guts in my show and it's the signature of the show. But I also feel like -- and I feel like I'm not lying to myself when I say this -- is that nothing is done gratuitously. The events that happen in the premiere are really the catalyst for the third act of [the series].
For those of you who watch the show, what do you think? Does the violence of the show serve a purpose to further the plot, or is it a gimmick that needs to be utilized less frequently? Sound off in the comments.
Sons of Anarchy Season 6 premieres Tuesday, September 10th at 10pm EST on FX.
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