‘Hell on Wheels’ EP describes recasting of Cullen’s

‘Hell on Wheels’ EP describes recasting of Cullen’s

Hell on Wheels

Hell on Wheels comes back Aug. 2, plus the AMC Western—which parlayed Saturday night success into an expanded 13-episode 4th season—will do have more than one brand new face. The one that might shock fans is the fact that of Cullen’s young Mormon bride, Naomi. Initially played by Siobhan Williams, the smoothness ended up being introduced early final season whenever the railroad carved its method through her family members’s Nebraska homestead. Cullen (Anson Mount) had sex along with her once when you look at the barn, then again needed to hang her sibling after her father that is trigger-happy blamed son for killing of a part of this railroad authorities. When you look at the period 3 finale, a kidnapped Cullen avoided being hanged because of the Mormons (and masquerading Swede) at Fort Smith and married Naomi, who he’d discovered had been holding their kid. Canadian actress/singer MacKenzie Porter actions to the part for period 4. Here, showrunner John Wirth describes the switch and teases what’s to come.

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JOHN WIRTH: We begin where we left down. As you’re able to imagine, having kept Cullen in a location where he married this young girl along with a kid on your way type of predicated the sort of tale we needed seriously to inform this year. Continue reading “‘Hell on Wheels’ EP describes recasting of Cullen’s”