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WESTWORLD (2015): HBO Orders A.I. Amusement Park Show to Series

Yul Brynner Westworld

Westworld TV Series Ordered by HBO. Being no surprise with the level of stars attached, HBO has ordered Westworld to series before the pilot episode has even aired. The number of episodes that will comprise the first season is dependent upon how well the first few episodes preform ratings-wise e.g. HBO will then announce a full season order or an episode back-order. With J.J. Abrams and Jonathan Nolan behind-the-scenes, this TV series inspired by Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi movie Westworld is poised to delivery a strong presentation. How good or how bad that presentation is remains to be seen.

The official press release on Westworld‘s series order:


Logline: WESTWORLD is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin.

Format: One-hour drama.

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.

Co-Executive Producer: Kathy Lingg.

Producer: Athena Wickham.

Co-Producer: Susie Ekins.

Inspired by the motion picture “Westworld,” written and directed by Michael Crichton.

Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Miranda Otto, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Angela Sarafyan, Simon Quarterman.

Watch the Westworld Vine promo below and leave your thoughts on it and HBO moving ahead with a Westworld TV series below in the comments section. For more Westworld photos, videos, and information, visit our Westworld Page, our Westworld Google+ Page, subscribe to us by Email, “follow” us on Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, or “like” us on Facebook for quick updates. Westworld has no HBO air date yet but will premiere in 2015.

Source: HBO


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