‘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, additionally the AMC Western—which parlayed Saturday evening success into an expanded 13-episode 4th season—will do have more than one face that is new. One which might shock fans is the fact that of Cullen’s young Mormon bride, Naomi. Initially played by Siobhan Williams, the type ended up being introduced early final season whenever the railroad carved its means through her family members’s Nebraska homestead. Cullen (Anson Mount) had sex along with her as soon as when you look at the barn, then again needed to hang her bro after her trigger-happy dad blamed their son for killing of an associate for the railroad police. Within 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 ended up being holding their youngster. 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.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Why ended up being the right component recast?

JOHN WIRTH: We begin where we left off. As you possibly can imagine, having kept Cullen in a spot where he married this young girl together with a kid along the way kind of predicated the sort of tale we had a need to inform this year. We discovered ourselves within the unfortunate place of experiencing lost our actress: Siobhan Williams decided to go to another series ABC’s Ebony Box, and now we found myself in some scheduling disputes, and now we were not able to create her ahead. Continue reading “‘Hell on Wheels’ EP describes recasting of Cullen’s”