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AMC has renewed Hell on Wheels for a second season, Deadline reports.
The post-Civil War drama, about a Confederate soldier (Anson Mount) who sets out to get revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife, was the...
One of the resonant early images in AMC's ambitious new drama Hell on Wheels — about the building of the transcontinental railroad in the fractious days immediately after the Civil War — has religious believers ecstatically submitting to baptism while, in the background, violent progress proceeds apace, with huge explosions tearing up the terrain.
"That's very representative of the show," says Tony Gayton, who created the series with his brother Joe (they've collaborated on films, including last year's...
"Blood will be spilled."
So promises the poster for AMC's latest period drama Hell on Wheels.
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Set in the aftermath of the Civil War, the series tells the story of Confederate veteran Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount), whose quest to avenge his wife's death at the hands of Union soldiers takes him west to work on building the transcontinental railroad.
The drama also explores...
AMC has already explored the world of 1960s Madison Avenue, and imagined another overrun by blood-thirsty zombies. Next up? A look at the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, set against the building of the first transcontinental railroad.
AMC revs up Hell on Wheels
Its upcoming drama, Hell on Wheels, focuses on a Confederate soldier whose...