Westworld is created by Jonathan Nolan (who also created Person of Interest and co-wrote the screenplay for The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises). Anthony Hopkins will star in the upcoming series which is produced by J.J. Abrams (who needs no introduction).
The series is based on the 1973 film of the same name (which was written and directed by Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton). Westworld is about a wealthy mogul who runs an adult amusement park with lifelike robots. It’s going to be a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin.
According to HBO it’s set at the intersection of the near future and the re-imagined past and it will explore a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged. Westworld was supposed to premiere last year, but there were production issues, so the show’s premier was delayed till October 2016.
The series will also feature performances by Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden and Thandie Newton and promises to be one of the must-experience television events of 2016. Check out the trailer below if you agree or disagree:
This series definitely has potential to get us hooked, don’t you think?
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