Hell on Wheels Premiere

"This town's going to hell in a handbasket."

The AMC Western "Hell on Wheels" kicks off its second season Sunday, August 12, at 9 pm, and we've got a short, exclusive clip from the season premiere below.

With Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) having left town in a hurry under less than favorable circumstances, there was bound to be a power vaccuum, and as you can see below, freed slave Elam Ferguson (Common) is ready to make a move to fill it.