HBO’s upcoming series Westworld has been plagued with production problems since late 2015, and in spite of those problems HBO finally revealed the trailer for their new sci-fi series prior to the 9th episode of Game of Thrones’ sixth season. We have that trailer for you down below.
The one-hour drama series Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.
The cast of the 10-episode series includes Anthony Hopkins (Thor), Ed Harris (The Rock), Evan Rachel Wood (The Wrestler), James Marsden (X-Men), Thandie Newton (Mission: Impossible II), Jeffrey Wright (Casino Royale), Tessa Thompson (Thor: Ragnarok), Sidse Babett Knudsen (Let’s Get Lost), Jimmi Simpson (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Rodrigo Santoro (300: Rise of an Empire), Shannon Woodward (Raising Hope), Ingrid Bolsø Berdal (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters), Ben Barnes (The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian), Simon Quarterman (The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior), Angela Sarafyan (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2), Luke Hemsworth (Kill Me Three Times) and Clifton Collins, Jr. (Pacific Rim).
Inspired by the motion picture Westworld, written and directed by Michael Crichton. Production companies, Bad Robot Productions, Jerry Weintraub Productions and Kilter Films in association with Warner Bros. Television. Executive producer/writer/director, Jonathan Nolan; executive producer/writer, Lisa Joy; executive producers, J.J. Abrams, Jerry Weintraub, Bryan Burk.Westworld is coming this fall to HBO.
How does this trailer look to you? Despite the differences from what we saw in the original movie, do you feel that this represents a closer idea in spirit to Michael Crighton’s original book? What would you like to see done differently?
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