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ESPN Podcast With Anson Mount; Variety on Hell on Wheels‘ Emmy-Nominated Theme


This week, Anson Mount chats with ESPN about a wide range of topics, while Variety loves the complicated music of Hell on Wheels‘ Emmy-nominated main title theme. Read on for more Hell on Wheels news:

• In an ESPN podcast, Anson Mount discusses his Playboy sports editor father, Robert De Niro and Britney Spears, and, of course, Hell on Wheels.

• In an article highlighting the “Emmy’s tunesmiths,” Variety describes the Hell on Wheels main title theme as “dark Western” punctuated by “Turkish tambur plus dobro, fiddle, percussion.”

The Salt Lake Tribune quotes Common talking about race relations on Hell on Wheels: “It’s enlightening to see how far we haven’t come.”

The Village Smith blog loves Hell on Wheels because, “The acting is so good you forget these are actors and are pulled head-long into the time and place.”

• For recaps and reviews of Season 2, Episode 3, “Slaughterhouse,” check out Cowboys & Indians, Gather and TV Fanatic.

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