Friday, August 9, 2013

Hell on Wheels - TV Equals: Anson Mount Interview

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TV EQUALS: Exclusive Interview: Anson Mount Talks Hell On Wheels Season 3

By Sandrine Sahakians
August 9, 2013

How do you get over loss and get redemption? That is a question that Season 3 of Hell on Wheels will try to tackle through Cullen Bohannon.

TV Equals had the immense pleasure to chat with the talented Anson Mount who portrays Cullen in the series about what is coming up for the character this season, some new faces we might be seeing, the differences between this new season and previous ones and more.

Find out what he had to say below and don’t miss the 2-hour Hell On Wheels Season 3 premiere on Saturday August 10, 2013 at 9:00pm on AMC...

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... TV Equals: How would you describe Cullen’s journey in season three?

Anson Mount: "The touchstone word for me this season has been maturation because the first two seasons, I felt like I was portraying someone with an addiction, but an addiction unlike most. An addiction unlike anything I think we’ve seen portrayed in television. He has an addiction to violence as a way of coping with post traumatic stress disorder, and when you hit the rock bottom with any addiction, as he did at the end of season two, there are two ways to go. Death, or you figure out how to begin climbing out of it. That determines a certain kind of self-awareness and maturation that we’ve not seen in the character before. So that’s been overall the journey this year, self-awareness and the process of gaining that..."

Hell on Wheels season three premieres on an NEW night - Saturday - August 10, 2013 at 9/8C with a two-hour premiere episode on AMC TV. CLICK HERE FOR A VIDEO SNEAK PEEK!

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