HBO Releases Teaser To Its Next Hit Series: ‘Westworld’ [WATCH]
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Now that “Game of Thrones” has announced it will be ending soon, with the upcoming two seasons as it last, HBO is gearing up for its next hit series. The network has released the teaser to “Westworld,” which many have tagged to become TV’s next big thing.
“Westworld” is from the Nolan bothers, Jonathan and esteemed director Christopher Nolan. The latter is directing the pilot episode, which boast of a blockbuster cast.
From the HBO press release, May 2016: The one-hour drama series WESTWORLD (ten episodes) 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 includes Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Ben Barnes, Simon Quarterman, Angela Sarafyan, Luke Hemsworth and Clifton Collins, Jr. 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 set to begin its first season in October 2016. Watch the teaser below: