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EW Praises Season 2 Premiere; NY Times Calls Hell on Wheels ‘Complex’ and ‘In Vogue’


This week, Entertainment Weekly gives Hell on Wheels a glowing review, while The New York Times references the series in an article about reviving the Western. Plus, Virginia Madsen joins the cast for Season 2. Read on for more:

Entertainment Weekly praises Hell on Wheels as “absorbing” and “visually impressive” in a review of the Season 2 premiere.

The New York Times calls Hell on Wheels “complex” and cites the series as evidence that Westerns are back “in vogue” in an article on 1962’s Lonely Are the Brave.

Deadline reports that Virginia Madsen will join Season 2 of Hell on Wheels for a three-episode arc.

The Baltimore Sun profiles Common, who talks about how seriously he takes acting.

TV Equals showcases a Season 2 trailer and raves, “If you were a fan of the first season…then you’re going to love the trailer for season 2.” RedEye has the trailer too.

Dublin-based features Ireland’s own Dominique McElligott, observing that her career “has gone from strength to strength over the past five years.”

The U.K.’s TVWise says TCM has renewed its licensing deal for Hell On Wheels.

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