Hell on Wheels is an American period drama television series, that is set during the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. It is written and produced by Joe Gayton and Tony Gayton and developed by the American branch of Endemol. It premiered on the cable channel AMC on November 6, 2011.
Hell on Wheels follows the journey of former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon who travels westward to Nebraska in the 1860s to seek vengeance for the death of his wife Mary Bohannon by Union soldiers.
- Anson Mount as Cullen Bohannon
- Colm Meaney as Thomas Durant
- Common as Elam Ferguson
- Dominique McElligott as Lily Bell (Season 1-2)
- Tom Noonan as Reverend Nathaniel Cole (Season 1-2)
- Eddie Spears as Joseph Black Moon (Season 1-2)
- Ben Esler as Sean McGinnes
- Phil Burke as Mickey McGinnes
- Christopher Heyerdahl as Thor Gundersen (Season 2, Recurring Season 1)
- Robin McLeavy as Eva (Season 2, Recurring Season 1)
- Kasha Kropinski as Ruth (Season 3, Recurring Season 1-2)
- Dohn Norwood as Psalms (Season 3, Recurring Season 1-2)
- Jennifer Ferrin as Louise Ellison (Season 3)