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Hell on Wheels - Collider: Anson Mount Interview

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COLLIDER: Anson Mount Talks HELL ON WHEELS Season 3, Shooting by Himself in a Blizzard, and Return of the Swede

by Christina Radish
August 17, 2913

Season 3 of the AMC drama series Hell on Wheels finds Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) leaving his vengeance-seeking ways behind and investing in the new American landscape. It is now 1867, the third year of the building of the transcontinental railroad, and Bohannon must not only contend with racism, greed and murder, as he leads the Union Pacific in its race across the country against the Central Pacific, but he now also has his former employer, Thomas “Doc” Durant (Colm Meaney), actively working to defeat him.

During this recent exclusive interview with Collider, I sat down with actor Anson Mount, who is always insightful about his character and the show, to talk about how different things feel in Season 3, what it was like to shoot by himself in a blizzard, what’s motivating Cullen Bohannon now, what it’s like to be at odds with Durant this season, what role the Mormons will play, Cullen’s relationship with women, the return of The Swede (Christopher Heyerdahl), and how no one can be trusted in Hell on Wheels...

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... Collider: Where are things headed with Cullen and The Swede (Christopher Heyerdahl)?

Anson Mount: "He has his own interesting little arc this season. We have to be careful about how to introduce that character back in because it can easily become a show about a cat and mouse chase. We’re not Tom and Jerry. So, the writers have been very smart about how to bring him back in, this season. He comes back in Episode 3."

Collider: Doesn’t there have to be some big confrontation, at some point?

Anson Mount: "Yeah. He’s so good, isn’t he? He’s a lovely guy..."

Hell on Wheels airs on a new night - Saturday - at 9/8C on AMC TV. CLICK HERE TO VIEW A VIDEO SNEAK PEEK FROM 'THE GAME,' AIRING AUGUST 24, 2013.

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