Production starts on Hell on Wheels season four

The latest season of the show will feature 13 episodes, and is set to return to AMC this summer.
Hell on Wheels

Production has started in Alberta for the fourth season of the AMC series Hell on Wheels, Entertainment One announced Friday.

The latest season of the period drama, which is set to start airing this summer, follows the story of the construction of the first Transcontinental Railroad, will include 13 episodes.

Hell on Wheels is executive produced by showrunner John Wirth, along with Mark Richard and John Gold, who also serves as head of creative affairs for Endemol Studios. Hell on Wheels is produced by eOne and Nomadic Pictures. The series was developed by Endemol USA.

Production of Hell on Wheels is overseen by eOne Television CEO John Morayniss and EVP U.S. scripted television Michael Rosenberg, in partnership with Nomadic Pictures producers Mike Frisley and Chad Oakes.

eOne is the worldwide distributor of the series, and handles international rights for VOD, digital distribution and DVD/Blu-ray.  Television rights to the series in Europe are liscensed to Endemol.

Hell on Wheels is produced with assistance from the Government of Alberta’s Alberta Film Development Program.