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Common Talks Elam’s Exit With Deadline; TV Fanatic Says Anson Mount “Shines”

hell-on-wheels-407-cullen-mount-elam-common-325This week, Common talks to Deadline about Elam’s exit from the show, while TV Fanatic lauds Anson Mount’s performance in the most recent episode. Plus, CarterMatt takes a look at next week’s installment. Read on for more:

• Common, interviewed by Deadline about his departure from the show, says, “I thought it was a brilliant way to give Elam an exit. I think it paid honor and respect to him and it is unexpected and it is shocking and it shakes you and rattles you.”

• Reviewing “Elam Ferguson,” TV Fanatic applauds Anson Mount, who “shines as Cullen Bohannon.”

CarterMatt previews the next episode, “Under Color of Law,” and asks, “Are you ready to see Cullen Bohannon take the next step on Hell on Wheels?”
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Executive Producer John Wirth to Live Tweet During Saturday’s Episode of Hell on Wheels

how3-john-wirth-325Hell on Wheels fans are in for a treat when Executive Producer John Wirth takes to Twitter to offer his unique behind-the-scenes perspective throughout the East Coast broadcast of this week’s all-new episode, “Elam Ferguson,” beginning on Saturday at 9/8c. To join the conversation, follow @Wirthwhiletv on Twitter, and use the hashtag #HellonWheels.

Hell on Wheels airs Saturdays at 9/8c on AMC.

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CarterMatt Lauds Common in “Bear Man” and Previews Next Episode, “Elam Ferguson”

hell-on-wheels-episode-407-elam-common-325This week, CarterMatt.com lauds Common’s performance in last week’s episode and looks ahead to this week’s Elam-centered episode. Plus, get the scoop on what critics thought of “Bear Man.” Read on for more:

• Ahead of “Bear Man,” CarterMatt.com remarks, “Common kills it in the sneak-peek video below, as do the entire makeup and effects team for getting Elam so bloodied-up here.”

CarterMatt.com previews the next episode, “Elam Ferguson,” observing that “we only imagine that the story will build in intensity here on out.”

Monsters and Critics previewed “Bear Man,” noting that viewers “will finally discover Elam Ferguson’s fate.”
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Common to Live Tweet During This Saturday’s Episode of Hell on Wheels

how301-elam-325On this Saturday’s all new episode of Hell on Wheels, the fate of Elam — last seen lying in the mud, bloody and unmoving, after fighting off a bear in the Season 3 Finale — will finally be revealed. While watching the episode, get Common’s exclusive behind-the-scenes perspective as he live tweets throughout the East Coast broadcast of “Bear Man,” beginning at 9/8c. To participate, follow @common on Twitter, and use the hashtag #HellonWheels to join the conversation.

Hell on Wheels airs Saturdays at 9/8c on AMC.

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CarterMatt Previews “Bear Man”; Medicine Hat News Profiles MacKenzie Porter

hell-on-wheels-405-cullen-mount-psalms-norwood-325This week, CarterMatt.com previews the next episode, “Bear Man,” while Alberta’s Medicine Hat News profiles MacKenzie Porter. Plus, CarterMatt.com wonders how Sidney Snow might affect Cullen’s future. Read on for more:

• “If you love the Elam character on Hell on Wheels, then you most likely have been waiting for next week’s new episode for some time,” teases CarterMatt.com about Episode 6, “Bear Man.”

Medicine Hat News interviews MacKenzie Porter, who talks about her dual acting/music careers: “Right now, while I shoot Hell on Wheels I’m in Calgary and working on that for the majority of my time. But every weekend I’m recording and doing something for my album. So I feel like I can do them both.”

CarterMatt.com, previewing “Life’s a Mystery,” speculated that the introduction of Sidney Snow is “going to most likely make for an interesting dynamic” since he’s a figure from Cullen’s past.
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Anson Mount Lands Video Game Role; CarterMatt Likes Hell‘s Ratings

hell-on-wheels-405-cullen-mount-325This week, Anson Mount lands a role in a video game, while CarterMatt is encouraged by Episode 3′s ratings. Plus, CarterMatt previews what’s to come in the next episode. Read on for more:

Entertainment Weekly reports that Anson Mount has joined the voice cast of The Evil Within, a video game from Bethesda Softworks.

CarterMatt.com notes that the ratings for Season 4, Episode 3, “Chicken Hill,” did well: “This is great news for all those hoping to see the show renewed, and we still feel like it will if this trend continues from start to finish.”

CarterMatt.com previews Season 4, Episode 5, “Life’s a Mystery,” and wonders “what in the world is going to happen” to The Swede?
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MacKenzie Porter Talks to Huffington Post; Hell Costume Designer Chats With THR

hell-on-wheels-403-naomi-porter-cullen-mount-325This week, MacKenzie Porter talks to The Huffington Post, while Hell on Wheels‘ costume designer chats with The Hollywood Reporter. Plus, CarterMatt looked behind the scenes of “Chicken Hill.” Read on for more:

• MacKenzie Porter, the second actress to play Cullen’s wife, Naomi, tells The Huffington Post that Anson Mount “made me feel right at home, like I had been there from the start, so I was instantly relieved.”

The Hollywood Reporter interviews the show’s costume designer, Carol Case, who talks about the dirtiness of the clothes, how it’s “always a joke at the start of every season. I never think the clothes look right until we let the mud do its job as much as we can.”

CarterMatt.com checks out AMC’s behind-the-scenes insight for “Chicken Hill.”
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Hell on Wheels Digital Press Kit Now Available on amc.com

hell-on-wheels-season-4-poster-560If you’ve been searching for an in-depth look at the new season of Hell on Wheels, look no further: AMC’s digital press kit for Hell on Wheels Season 4 is now available on amc.com. This kit is typically made available only to the press, but now fans can experience this digital media package which includes video trailers, photos, information about the cast and crew, and more. Ready for an interactive look at Hell on Wheels? Launch it now.

Hell on Wheels airs Saturdays at 9/8c on AMC.

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Anson Mount Chats With Access Hollywood; MacKenzie Porter Talks to Calgary Herald

hell-on-wheels-402-cullen-mount-hatch-325This week, Anson Mount shows up on Access Hollywood, while MacKenzie Porter talks to the Calgary Herald. Plus, Deadline is impressed by the Season 4 premiere ratings. Read on for more:

• Appearing on Access Hollywood, Anson Mount characterizes Cullen as “one of those people who’s become addicted to conflict,” as a way of dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.

• MacKenzie Porter, interviewed by the Calgary Herald about being the second actor to play her character, says, “I definitely wanted to make her my own and feel comfortable going to work everyday knowing that this is my character now.”

Deadline reports that the Season 4 premiere pulled in “quietly impressive” ratings that were even with ratings for the Season 3 premiere and finale.
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Anson Mount Takes EW Pop Culture Test; John Wirth Discusses Cheyenne Setting

hell-on-wheels-401-cullen-mount-325This week, Anson Mount takes Entertainment Weekly‘s Pop Culture Personality Test, while John Wirth discusses the show’s Cheyenne setting with The Vancouver Sun. Plus, the Toronto Sun recommends the series. Read on for more:

Entertainment Weekly hosts Anson Mount, who recites a scene from The Breakfast Club and talks about working on Hell on Wheels.

• Showrunner John Wirth tells The Vancouver Sun that, with the show’s Cheyenne setting, “What we’re playing is the knife edge between civilization and frontier.”

• Ahead of the Season 4 premiere, the Toronto Sun recommends the first scene of the new season “and see if it doesn’t hook you, or at the very least you’ll appreciate the look and feel and sharp dialogue that the series has to offer.”

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